Once your kids are grown up a little, you can expect one thing to pop up – birthday party celebration! And these birthday parties make perfect etiquette classrooms. These party invitations keep on coming like anything. No matter whom you are. Whether you are the host or the guest, the rules will differ from age to place. And the rules are not written down anywhere! Here we bring some tips to stop your anguish and you can show up yourself as a modern parent!
For hosting your kid’s birthday party you should keep in your mind of a convenient and budget-friendly party. But few things that keep on peeping those are:
1)Should you invite the entire class?
How much should you spend on organizing the party? You are not compelled to invite the entire classroom. Keep your party simple and petite. For full-on entertainment, you would definitely want to invite everyone from the class with their parents. But that would be highly expensive. And if you are not inviting anyone, then tell your kid to keep the party talks to herself/ himself!
2)Petite yet Tasteful Food Stall
Kids are crazy for sweet beverages. Cakes, candies, chocolates are the showstopper of the birthday parties. Get a delicate, delightful and delicious cake delivery at your doorstep and make your event amazing. Keep a handful amount of candies for each guest. Arrange some sweet desserts to make your little guests happy throughout the party.
Party goody bags are always an amusing part of parties since ages. These are not necessary indeed but it will show off your style. You can arrange some simple yet delicate return gifts to the guests. Like cupcakes, candies, candle stand, balloons, key rings etc to bring a smile to the guests face.
Theme birthday parties are very much these days. This might be expensive and monotonous if you are attending parties every alternate week! So let the parents know about your theme or arrange something handmade stuff to make your party a bit different.
5) Send Proper Invitation
If you are inviting only the kids, ask someone reliable to play doorman. He will count them in and out. Let the parents know the exact time by which you are going to end the party. Weekends afternoon parties are the best among all as the parents get time to drop their kids at your event.
If you along with your child are going to attend the party, then try to follow certain stuff positively.
- Affordable Present
Spend according to your budget. Let your kid choose the present for his/ her friend. As your kid has the idea about the other child’s like and dislike unlike you! The valuable present does not show the proper value of your relationship. A creative and thoughtful gift will say it all.
It is inapt to ask if you can bring a sibling to the party or not. Try to make other arrangements for your other kid. Else you can make a call to the hosts whether they would be okay with you dropping your child off instead of staying!
- Remind Hosts to RSVP
If you are not been able to attend the party, leave a message. After all, this is a courtesy! It is not being rude. Rather maintain a proper etiquette RSVPs are a method to get an accurate headcount for the hosts.
- Send Gifts
If you are not been able to attend the party, send birthday gifts online to the birthday boy/ girl. Let them know that you are not avoiding the party due to spending much. It is a nice gesture to keep the bond strong with the hosts.
- Going Home
If you have an overexcited kid, ensure the host at what time the party ends. Try to come on exact time to get back home your child. Because nothing is worse than a follower.
You may think that a kid’s birthday party will not matter a lot. It is a simple occasion of cakes, balloons, gifts and so on. But as a host or guest, plenty of issues arise about the birthday parties. Follow these above mentioned so-called ‘rules’ and have a great birthday bash of the younger one.