I remember turning 13 and it being a big deal. Officially a teenager. And, I clearly remember making sure my parents remembered that I was no longer a “kid”. For my birthday my parents gave a “real” gold ring with a blue topaz heart shaped stone in it. For 13 year old me that was a big deal, my first piece of jewelry that wasn’t fake and cheap. To this day, 24 years later, I still have that ring. I don’t wear it, but it’s tucked away in my jewelry box and still has the same sentimental value to me now as it did then. Two weeks ago Brookelyn turned 13, officially a teenager. Her birthday list was long and filled with clothes and shoes. For her 13th birthday, we wanted to give her somewhat of a “milestone gift“. Something special, that she could keep forever and that she’d love.
A milestone gift is just a great idea for anyone you’re close to. After all, who doesn’t like a gift that can last forever, has sentimental meaning and is practical? We chose the Wooden Watch from JORD because Brookelyn had expressed interest. She hasn’t worn or owned a watch since her grandma gave her a Tinkerbell one when she was maybe 5. With the watch being made of wood and the face being a rose gold, we figured the look would last a lifetime just as the watch will. She can love it and wear it at 13 and hopefully at 25 and 40 she’ll feel the same.
A practical, beautiful and timeless gift makes so much more sense to give than something that she’ll outgrow or something that will break. It feels good to give a gift that lasts. And Brookelyn was thrilled to have her first nice piece of jewelry.
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