How to Survive Kids’ Birthday Parties
Birthday parties for kids are often one of the most stressful things that a parent can endure. Between the planning, the expectations and the cost, it’s no wonder that these events cause even the most calm of parents to break out into a cold sweat. Whether it’s the fact that your child has set her sights on the most expensive toy in the store, or the reality that a gaggle of screaming kids under your care is enough to push you over the mental edge, it’s a stress any way you look at it.
The good thing is that throwing a birthday party for your child doesn’t have to be a traumatic or debt-inducing relationship. You can get through the party relatively unscathed and, perhaps, happy. Heck, you might even enjoy your event.
Your kids’ birthday party doesn’t have to cause you stress
I recently provided tips for parents about how to survive kids’ birthday parties in a segment on The Morning Show on Global TV that explains some of the tips. I hope they’re helpful!
VIDEO: Birthday Party Survival Tips For Parents
There’s a new trend that I’ve noticed that makes me very uncomfortable. I say “new” because “back in the day,” it wasn’t done, but I realize that things are different now. Nonetheless, it’s something that’s been bothering me in recent years, while taking my kids to birthday parties.