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Posted by caramello, 21st May 2019


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  • Before they started school, we just had family and friends around. When they started school, they didn’t have a party every year, but they were allowed to have friends for a sleepover and we would do things. I basically left it up to the kids, if they wanted a party, we had one. But that wasn’t every year



  • No we have decided to do a bigger party every second year. On the smaller years we will still have family up for coffee and cake, but I don’t think they need a huge over the top party every year



  • No party but I will make her a cake and celebrate within ourselves at home together.



  • Never did birthdays, we preferred to spend the day together doing something special, now his a teenager we still do it, I always give a choice and ask what he wants to do, sometimes it is nothing and prefers to spend the day at home.



  • As much as my daughter would love to it’s just not possible. She has cousins and we have a family ‘party ‘ every year.



  • My eldest turns 4 this year and youngest turns 1. I’ve had parties every year so far, and will continue for now. But it’s been informal family bbqs for the most part. Sure I decorate & make some special food, but it’s just small family gatherings.



  • No, not every year. On my daughter’s 3rd and 6th birthday we had just moved to a new place so no party. We celebrated ourselves of course. Then no party other 3 times. She’s now 16. So, over 16 birthdays she didn’t get a party 5 times. But when we missed, we also made something special, like going to the zoo, luna park or something else.



  • We have every year except my daughters 1st, poor thing haha. But with 3 kids now, I don’t think we will have one every year… too much work.



  • No, we don’t do birthday parties every year.



  • Mine hasn’t had any yet but he’s too young to care he thinks a cake is a party so I’m putting it off until it’s important to him.


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