...Because sometimes gifts for your kids can be hazardous to your own mental health. Read the list below and watch the Mom Cam in the Minivan about it at http://www.mallofamanda.com/blog/2016/12/14/the-four-gifts-to-avoid-giving-this-season
  1. Monopoly: Hell hath no fury like a 7-year-old Monopoly-player scorned... except from the mother who has had to be the Banker in the same damn game that's lasted 8 months.
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  2. Hungry Hungry Hippo: I always begged for this gift for Hanukkah when I was little and wondered why my parents never gave it to me. So I decided to get it for my own kids. Loudest gift ever. To make matters worse… We have two, so now I have to listen to this game in Surround Sound.
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  3. Pet Betta Fish: Nothing is worse than cleaning up fish water… Other than cleaning up dead fish water... all over the carpet.
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  4. Yo-yo's: My children have the unique talent of being able to weaponize any object in our house, and the yo-yo just begs to be turned into a death and destruction machine.
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