The holidays are also tipping time, but it is hard to determine who gets a few extra bucks and how much. Lifestyle expert Erika Katz spoke to Inside Edition about how to break it all down. When it comes to your children’s teachers, she says go for a personal touch. “Some people like to chip in with other parents to get one big gift, but you also might want to have your child write a note or make their teacher something,” she said. At the salon, she says to get something for the whole staff.