Q: My in-laws always give my kids pj’s as a holiday gift. I really wish they’d buy toys instead. Do I say anything to them about this?
A: No, selecting a present is really up to the gift giver, so it wouldn’t be appropriate to ask your in-laws to follow your requests. But if the topic comes up, it’s fine to say, “If you ever want any gift ideas, just ask me, because the kids have their wish lists done by Thanksgiving!”