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Drew Barrymore Reveals She Doesn't Give Her Daughters Christmas Gifts

Drew Barrymore Reveals She Doesn't Give Her Daughters Christmas Gifts

Drew Barrymore is opening up about her Christmas tradition, where she doesn’t give her two daughters, Olive and Frankie, any Christmas gifts.

The 47-year-old actress and talk show host shares the two girls with ex, Will Kopelman, and during a new interview, revealed why she doesn’t do gifts with her daughters.

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Instead of gifts, Drew explained to Entertainment Tonight, she does experiences.

“I always take them on a trip every Christmas,” she shared. “I don’t get them presents, which I think at their ages they don’t love, but I say, ‘I think we’ll remember the place and the photos and the experience and that’s what I want to give you.’”

Drew added that her daughters “get plenty of things throughout the year, so I’m not like some weird, strict, cold mom who’s like, ‘You don’t get any gifts!’ I just feel like a better gift would be a life memory. I’d rather invest [in that than in] a doll house or something. It all evens out and it’s fine.”

However, Drew did break her no gifts rule in a previous year, but it was all because of COVID and they really couldn’t go anywhere.

Doing that though, Drew realized that she was “fine to skip this” as Frankie and Olive “don’t complain about not liking what they get.”

“I’m glad I do what I do,” she said of her Christmas tradition, but does try to remember that not every holiday will be the same.

“[I try] to remember that one holiday won’t be probably the same as one 10 years from now, that your life can dramatically change, and new people and new traditions can come into it,” she said. “I like looking at the holidays through a comedic, realistic lens of, we’re gonna have a lot of different holiday stories. What one do you want to keep going and build as a tradition? Rather than, ‘This is my tradition and I’m stuck in it.’”

In another recent interview, Drew revealed that she’s dating again!

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