If you read yesterday’s post, you know that this week I’m guest posting every day at Canadian Family.
You may also remember that I am giving away one subscription of Canadian Family each day (and no, you don’t have to be Canadian to win or enjoy it). If you wish to win, comment below.
Here’s a teaser from my rant on Why I Despise Kids’ Birthday Parties:
When I accepted the job of mother, I didn’t read Event Planner in the job description. Like most roles, it was thrust upon me. I managed to avoid it for the first few years, but once my twins were school-age, the pressure mounted.
I despise kids’ birthday parties for many reasons:
1. Themes: Okay, why do we need to have themes? What is wrong with the theme of fun? Why do we need to buy balloons, cakes, streamers, and hats that all have Barbie or Transformers on them? And why do themes always seem to support gender stereotypes? Click here to read the rest of the rant.
Photo courtesy of CleverCupcakes via Flickr (CC)
And don’t forget to comment: do you love or hate kids’ birthday parties?