Your kid’s birthday is a special time for both of you. Your kid is another year older, and you get to witness them growing up into a right little sir or madam. It’s a wonderful occasion for you to share with your child and there are ways that you can make each birthday memorable. Obviously, you aren’t going to want to do the same thing every year, but you can change it up year after year while still making each birthday unique. Here are some of the things you can do to make your kid’s birthday awesome.
The Morning Of
This is when your child’s birthday begins. Don’t neglect this part of the day just because it is early, you want to make sure the whole day is full of magic. One thing you can consider is taping a plastic cover outside the door and filling it with balloons. This way, when your child opens the door, balloons will fall out everywhere, leaving a huge smile on your kid's face. Or, if you don’t want to have balloons falling everywhere, you can sneak in while they are brushing their teeth and decorate the room with hanging balloons, streamers and the presents that you have bought for them.
Your child is probably really looking forward to their birthday party, so you need to make sure not to disappoint them. Make sure that you have bought all the supplies early, and if you can’t find the time to get out of the house, you can get them from a site like partyfairy.com. Sites like this provide a wide range of choices so that you can get the supplies that are going to be just right for your child. If you want to include them in this process, you can. Getting their input might be helpful, and that’s going to be one less thing to worry about. Make sure though that all the decorations you buy are safe to be around children, you don’t want any complaints from parents.
Also, make sure that you get your child to give you a list of kids to invite to the party. The reason for this is that some parents will invite the whole class that your child is in. You shouldn’t do this, and there are a few reasons. One of these is because your child might not get on with some of the others in their class and if you invite them to their birthday, it could potentially ruin the whole day for them. Alternatively, if you invite someone that doesn’t like your child and they turn up, they could ruin the party for everyone. So, it is safer to stick with the people that your kid asks for.
After The Party
It is likely that your little one is going to be exhausted after their party. However, on the off chance that they are not yet ready to settle down, you can make sure that your family still has some activities left to do. These can be simple things like watching a movie hand picked by the birthday boy or girl, or you can play a board game. Just something that will give the whole family time to spend together.
Hopefully, you find this advice helpful and take these ideas under consideration for your kids next birthday.
CANDY TAI is a wife to David and mom of 5 with a degree in Communications. She's a native Texan (Hook 'Em Horns!) who's been making her home in the Kansas City metro area for nearly 15 years. She loves being able to shuffle her kids from their various sports activities, piano lessons, and school activities. She enjoys fashion, beauty, reality TV, and moviegoing.