It seems that birthday party planning a boy or girl birthday party is becoming more and more competitive. You know what us parents are like! We soon get dragged into out doing the “Jones’s”. But is doesn’t have to be that way. Check out this great article on this subject, that states:

Planning the event becomes a military operation. Parents struggle to outdo each other as the parties become more and more elaborate, with professional entertainers and cakes that cost a small fortune. Even very young children feel pressured to look amazing with expensive outfits and can never be seen in the same thing twice. Throw a less than perfect party and it can spell social disaster not just for the parents but for the child too.

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Of course, it doesn’t have to be expensive, and you can still be expensive. It is all about the imagination.