I haven't since my youngest turned 1 (she will be 4 this year) and everyone always asks if i am having a birthday party this year. my kids will be 6 and 4. I still say nope, I will make a cake, we will go out to dinner and give presents, but I don't like throwing parties with a lot of kids and people in the house. I don't think one is needed every year.
Needed or not, I celebrated my girls birthday for 7 years straight, I celebrated for both of them with a massive ordeal of a party, renting amusement park rides, cotton candy machines, you name it, and it was around Halloween so we had a costume party. These parties have become memories they both cherish, I stopped them when my father died unexpectedly and I was never again in the party mood, then they got to old and threw them teens party. My son who came late in life had less elaborate birthdays only because my friends had children who were mostly older than him. I enjoyed each and every one of those birthdays as much as they did.
Answer by older at 9:10 AM on Jun. 25, 2011
Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:01 AM on Jun. 25, 2011
My kids are grown now but, yes- i always threw them a party- some years they were bigger than others- i still try to make their day extra special:)
Answer by daisyb at 10:55 AM on Jun. 25, 2011
Yes, 2 parties. 1 with his friends and another small get together with the fam. For me celebrating my son's birth is something that's very special to me. It's the one thing that I really try to go all out for.
Answer by skittles1108 at 9:03 AM on Jun. 25, 2011
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