Your child comes bursting out of the school doors and runs to you. In her hand is a bright purple envelope and as she climbs into the car, all out of breath, she excitedly tells you that one of her classmates invited her to a birthday party!
It’s the 3rd one this month.
I know some parents’ mojo is to ignore the invitation altogether. Grace and peace to you.
But us? If we can get our kid there and they want to go, we try to make it happen.
Because, well, you know this already- I love birthdays. I love celebrating others. So the idea of a kid throwing a birthday party, only to find a bunch of his friends aren’t going to be there? Soul crushing. And while I can’t help what other families do, our kids will be there, rain or shine. For better or for worse. It’s what friends do.
Which leads me to the topic at hand- presents. Read More