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7+ Celeb Parents Who Don't Believe In Giving Their Children Presents

Sarah Kester 15 Aug 2019

Even though these celeb parents are mega-rich, don't expect them to spoil their kids anytime soon.

That's because these 7+ celeb parents don't believe in giving their kids presents.

Sorry, kiddos!

Kim Kardashian and Kayne West

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This power couple may be all about the lavish lifestyle, but that doesn't they don't want their kids growing up grounded.

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In an interview with "Allure", Kim said, "[Kanye and I] talk about it all the time, about not getting too much and trying to be as grounded and well rounded as possible.”

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The Paris robbery Kim endured in 2016 also led her and Kayne to no longer exchange gifts.

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Instead, they choose to spend quality time together on special occasions.

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They're doing parenting right.

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But does treatin' yo self still count?

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'Cus if anyone is good at treating themselves to lavish things, it's definitely Kim and Kayne.

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Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

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This Hollywood couple may have sounded like the Grinch when they announced they weren't giving their kids any Christmas gifts.

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But they had a good reason.

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They didn't want their kids growing up to be spoiled, a problem that some celebrity parents face when they give their kids everything and anything.

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In a radio interview with "The Kyle and Jackie O Show", Mila said that she even wants her children to think they're poor.

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Definitely unconventional, but also genius at the same time.

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"You are very poor, you have nothing."

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"Mommy and Daddy have a bank account," she said

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They've even had to beg their parents to get on board with their new traditions.

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"We'd like to take a charitable donation, to the Children's Hospital or a pet [or] whatever you want. That's our new tradition.”

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The reason behind this is because she's tired of overdoing Christmas.

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“We just stopped because there’s so much happening in the world where people don’t have anything," she shared.

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"And we said, ‘Why don’t we just make this about other people?’ And they were amazing about it.”

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Talk about a great way to teach her kids about giving back!

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Sandra Bullock

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Okay, so Sandra Bullock does give her kids gifts for Christmas, but her rule is only three.

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Dr. Phil and Robin McGraw

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Dr. Phil knows a thing or two about parenting.

On his show, he said, "Instead of tangible gifts, how about spending some time together?"

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He added: "be careful that you aren’t teaching them that emotions can be healed by a trip to the mall."

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Uh oh. Say goodbye to retail therapy, kiddos!

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Kristin Cavallari

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While the reality star gives her kids Christmas presents, what ends up going into their stockings is entirely up to their behavior.

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"Growing up, the elves would come every day before Christmas," she reminisced.

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"And if you were good, they’d leave a little something in your stocking, and if you were bad, you got coal," she told Us Weekly.

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Ewan McGregor and Eve Mavrakis

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For this former couple, not spoiling their kids has paid off.

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It's a parenting hack that can pay off for any parent, celeb or not.

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"As a result, my kids don’t want for very much. They’re not greedy. They’re wonderful, wonderful children," McGregor told Express.

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David and Victoria Beckham

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They may both be super-rich, but these famous parents aren't spoiling their kids anytime soon.

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"We treat them now and then but they’re not the kind of kids who have everything they want when they want."

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"I wouldn’t do that. It’s just not good for them," Victoria said.

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Chip and Johanna Gaines

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This HGTV couple decided that letting Christmas presents for four kids go unused wasn't "healthy."

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Instead, they teach their kids to give back by letting them pick out gifts for kids in the neighborhood.

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"I started to think about how we could impact our kids’ lives in a real big-picture sort of way," Chip wrote in Johanna's magazine, The Magnolia Journal.

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All these celeb kids now:

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Do you think these celebs parents are going too far?

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