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3rd bday party

im not sure how to do this. our daughter is 3 on the 30th of december...but here is the issue. one we are army and we will be living in germany no family can then you might say invite friends. but most military take xmas leave so a lot of ppl wont be their and the ones that are still their....most ppl are broke after xmas. so im not sur eif i should extend the party until after new years since that is when most of them get back from leave...or just keep it around the same date and hope for the best. she has never been able to have a big party, cause we are never near family but weve done our best. but at this age..i want her to have kids and havef un

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Asked by moki1984 at 9:29 AM on Jul. 13, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • I think what I would do is have a little family party on the day of her birthday, just bake a cake and make her fav. food for dinner, then have a big party after New Year's where she can have some other children her age there.

    Answer by robinann5 at 9:32 AM on Jul. 13, 2009

  • i could care less if ppl get her presents..i jut want her to have a bunch of kiddo's to play with and have fun.

    we'll already have enough presents and stuff to organize with christmas right before and im sure grandma will send her way too many presents lol.

    i want to do a kai lan party. ill have to start letting parents know early on.

    Answer by moki1984 at 9:49 AM on Jul. 13, 2009

  • How about start a new tradition. We don't throw parties for the kids and they have never complained. We make a day out of it. The birthday kid gets what they want (whatever they want to eat, gets to pick what we watch on TV, etc). We take them out to eat at their choice of restaurant and they either go to Toys-r-us to pick out a gift themselves (that's what we did when my youngest turned 3 in April and she loved it) or we get home and there are pretty wrapped presents waiting.
    That's all we did when she turned 3 and she had a blast. Her birthday was April 5 and it ended up snowing that day (it was freezing and raining the whole time we were out and snowing by dinner time). We had homemade cupcakes (our favorite is zucchini cupcakes with cream cheese frosting...also homemade) after dinner.

    Answer by justanotherjen at 10:22 AM on Jul. 13, 2009

  • Why do people go broke for Christmas?:

    Answer by rkoloms at 12:47 PM on Jul. 13, 2009

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