10 Things I Learned at Your Kid’s Birthday Party

Oh, hi there! Remember me? I’m the everymom at your kid’s birthday party. You know me. I’m the one who helps wrangle the sugar-high masses for party games, the one who passes out napkins, refills drinks, and helps dispose of half-eaten cake with the frosting scraped off. Like you, I love a good party. I […]

I’ve Never Thrown My Kid a Birthday Party

BooBoo is 4 years old, and I’ve never thrown him a birthday party. Of course we celebrate his birthday, my gosh, but we celebrate it in a very homespun way. I make his cake, we give a few gifts, and we do something special as a family to celebrate him. One year we went to […]

6 Reasons I Hate Kids’ Birthday Parties

I hate kids’ birthday parties, but maybe not for the reasons you think. Clickety click click click right here to learn all about how personal anxieties cannot be resolved with cake.