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How to react to a girl's mum inviting themselves to my daughter's party?

Just tell her simply: We have planned to have a small party with my daughter's close friends, and so we did not invite the whole class. Where to take it from there is up to you. If this girl and ...
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How do you handle invites and venue registration for a venue birthday party when you don't know the turnout?

Invites For pre-K I would advice inviting ALL the kids in his class. My own pre-K boys don't remember all their friends, say the love playing with someone one day, and says they 'never liked him' the ...
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To celebrate my kid's birthday or not?

At 2 years old, he's not going to remember in the future whether you gave him a birthday party or not. As for the psychological impact, that's slightly different though again, not because of the ...
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To celebrate my kid's birthday or not?

At 2, the party is going to benefit you more than him. Take a picture of him blowing out the candle(s), give him a present and you are pretty much off the hook for any social or psychological damage. ...
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Kindergartener Throws a Fit When Anyone Else has a Birthday

For only children, in my experience, it's pretty common for everything to be "about them" most of the time. So when it's not, it's surprising to them! This is particularly common with only ...
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Kindergartener Throws a Fit When Anyone Else has a Birthday

Can his dad/your partner/some other adult close to you involve him in planning a birthday dinner or surprise? Now that he's old enough to do things he might not feel left out if he gets to be a ...
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How do you handle invites and venue registration for a venue birthday party when you don't know the turnout?

Has your child gone to any other parties of his pre-k class? If so, about what is the turnout to those? That should give you an indication of what the turnout to your kid's party will be. If ...
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Birthday Ideas for a 3 year old boy (have 8 year olds in the group)

I suggest having a two-part-er. First, accomplish what you want by having everyone together. Cake, Ice cream, food, and drinks always does well for this. Try to have a single activity that is widely ...
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Birthday Ideas for a 3 year old boy (have 8 year olds in the group)

Arts and crafts is what springs to mind for me. You get out of it what you put into it, and everybody can get something out of it. I just googled "making paper snowflakes for children" and some ...
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