June 8, 2010

Birthdays! Baby Showers! Parties upon parties! When does it end?

This month my calender was so pretty and clean. Only three birthdays listed on it. Then all of a sudden the invitations and phone calls started poring in. How did this happen?

I don't hate parties. I hate having to continuously figure out what to buy other people's kids that I hardly know. I hate spending extra money I don't have on gifts and gas. So, why go do you ask? Well, I do have a child who likes parties and his birthday does come around once a year. I expect everyone to come to his party. Especially those who have kids that I attended their party. Not for the gifts or anything, but for Will's birthday experience! I want him to have a boat load of kids at his parties too!

So to all those who ALWAYS come up with an excuse of why your kids just can't make a birthday part......Don't get mad when all the other kids don't show up to your kids birthday party!!!

How rude to expect other to just come to your birthday parties when you so obviously avoid my child's parties!

Am I alone? Is this just the way I feel? I don't know about everyone else, but If I have 4 kids and you don't show up to any of the 4 birthday parties I give (I know 4 is a lot to attend, so at least make one!), then don't expect me and mine at yours. ( I know I only have one child, but I am trying to make a point here.)

Ok enough ranting. I am just so overwhelmed with birthday parties and a few showers thrown in right now on top of everything else going on. I feel the candle burning at both ends sometimes!

At least I get to work on a new baby blanket for the baby shower and Will can have a lot of fun at the birthday parties! There is always a light at the end of the tunnel.

1 comment:

  1. You are definitely not alone. Sadly, my son had a pretty small party with only his best friend there. Sorta my fault for hosting it last minute and on a holiday but when I sent the invitations out, no response. Not even a "hey, I'm sorry I can't make it". It's not the bigger the party, it's the bigger the love. He was one wet happy little boy.

    Check out Desperate for Coffee for a two new awards for you :-)