Dos and Dont’s of Throwing a Kid’s Birthday Party

31 Jul 2014

We are excited for Counting Candles Founder Helen Holden to share her with The Stir by CafeMom.

Check out these tips for what to do and not do as you host a kid’s birthday party:
1. Do invite “everyone”
2. Don’t write “No siblings” on the invitation
3. Don’t make gift requests
4. Do feed the adults
5. Don’t freak out over messes or meltdowns
6. Don’t expect the guests to entertain themselves
7. Do tell guests what they need to bring
8. Don’t open gifts
9. Do say goodbye to each guest as she leaves
10. Do send “Thank you” notes

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As a working mom of twins, I look out for activities that are easy, quick and budget friendly with a creative flare. Likes to eat the frosting first!