Category : Birthday Parties

ten years

Today, my oldest child turns ten years old. While this milestone is a big deal for kids, I feel like it’s an even bigger milestone for their mothers. Of course, it marks your child’s tenth year on this planet, but when it’s your first child, it also marks the tenth anniversary of you becoming a Mom. Perhaps I’ll get myself …

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Written on Apr, 05, 2018 by in , | 1 Comment.
birthday parties

When I was a kid, birthday parties were nothing but a group of your friends coming over to your house to play, eat some food, sing “Happy Birthday,” and have some cake. Then, somewhere over the following two decades, something happened. Birthday parties became big events, with themes, where you have to invite every person you’ve ever met, and every …

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Written on Aug, 20, 2015 by in , | 2 Comments.

After having been to what what seems like several hundred birthday parties over the past four months (one of them being my own child’s), I’ve been thinking a lot about the dreaded thank you note. As a kid, I remember writing (being forced to write) a thank you note whenever I received a gift. I think it’s a wonderful thing to …

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