He loved the car on his birthday cake. We saved that bit for the last.
We got him really expensive birthday presents last year so we erm... dialled back the budget this year. Besides we're spending Christmas in the UK this year for the FIRST TIME EVER!!!! - so we'll be spending then.
He still loved his presents, the cost doesn't matter to him.
Our little boy is growing up. Happy birthday darling, Mummy and Daddy love you very much.