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Birthdays

Do you have parties for your kids?
How many gifts do they get?
Do they get to do anything special for their birthdays?

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Cafe Jenn

Asked by Cafe Jenn at 1:46 PM on Jan. 21, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Mine are fully grown and I still make their Birthdays a special occassion.
    older

    Answer by older at 1:49 PM on Jan. 21, 2010

  • I've always had parties for my kids. We go out to eat at restaurant of their choice on their birthday night and have a family party with cake and ice cream. Party with friends usually a week or two later.
    However, this year we are giving them the option of a party or a weekend trip with the family. For a little more than what we end up spending on their parties, we could go somewhere for the weekend (thinking Great Wolf Lodge) with just our family.
    We don't give them a gift - the party has always been their "gift" from us. But they get gifts from their friends and grandparents.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 1:50 PM on Jan. 21, 2010

  • now that they're in school they get to have parties with about 10 friends max.

    and then we do a family dinner or BBQ (one's a march kid, and 2 are summer kids)
    hypermamaz

    Answer by hypermamaz at 2:31 PM on Jan. 21, 2010

  • We don't do parties for the kids. They get usually 2-3 small gifts. We do take them out to eat for lunch/dinner at their favorite restaurant. And they don't have to do any chores that day.
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 3:46 PM on Jan. 21, 2010

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