Mum Claire Fitzpatrick from Somerset in the UK has caused a stir with her unconventional birthday prank.
This is what the Jam Press news agency wrote.
Son Leo recently turned 11 years old. For his birthday he wanted an Apple Macbook.
Packaged apples and book
Claire saw it as an opportunity to keep her son’s feet on the ground.
Thus, she packed an apple (Apple), a package of pasta (Mac) and a book (Book) in an Apple MacBook box.
– This idea came to me a few days before his birthday. I always joked with my sons, Leo and his brother Nico.
– Keeps them grounded
As the 11-year-old was unwrapping her birthday present, she picked up her camera and captured the moment.
– We give them what they want, but first I joke with them, she explains.
This is justified by the following:
-I do this to keep them consistent, so they don’t assume they always get what they want.
I got a MacBook
She says she already had an apple, pasta and a book at home before, so the joke didn’t cost her anything.
– It was just funny. We know that our children can take a joke. His aunts, uncles and cousins were there too. Everyone took it as a joke.
For the record: After the prank was over, Leo was handed his actual birthday present in bubble wrap: an Apple Macbook.
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