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What time of the day should I have a Birthday party for my boys - 4yr old and 1 yr old: 1:30pm or 3:30pm?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:26 PM on Nov. 9, 2010 in General Parenting

Answers (11)
  • I would say 1:30, the earlier the better I think.

    Answer by older at 2:27 PM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • I just did my 4 yo's party. We had lunch at 1pm, presents and cake at 2:30. Worked out pretty well! The only problem was there were a lot of football fans that came and they weren't happy about missing the big college games that were on that afternoon, and i dont have TV! LOL!

    Answer by MommaTurbo at 2:28 PM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • depends on naptime

    Answer by LadyofIvory at 2:28 PM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • I would say 1:30, but you have to think abot naps. So i would go for 3:30

    Answer by arenad at 2:29 PM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • Do either of them still take naps? Is one better about missing a nap than the other? I would go with the time that's best for that if you can. We had my son's b-day parties in the late afternoon to be sure he had a chance for his nap. Just depends on their routines.

    Answer by pam19 at 2:29 PM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • I would plan it around naps. If 1:30 falls inbetween the one year olds naps I would try that, but if he's always napping at 1:30 or shortly after I would try 3:30.

    Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 2:30 PM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • I would do the 1:30 time so you have the rest of the evening to relax from the party. Plus if like my kids they are happier in the afternoon.

    Answer by momindiana at 2:31 PM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • I agree a lot of kids take naps around 130 so I would do say330 you don't want any crany babies at the party that need a nap and this happen to me last year and my nephew was the cranky kid. We left early

    Answer by waitin4u at 3:02 PM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • Well if you do 1:30 people might expect lunch but at 3:30 no one would. I guess I depends if you want to serve a meal or just cake and maybe some snacks

    Answer by JLS2388 at 3:21 PM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • i say 3:30 that way you children and the others would have had there naps and are ready to go and have some and sleep all night YES

    Answer by chanchan522 at 3:43 PM on Nov. 9, 2010

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