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Let's Tone Down Those Over-The-Top Kid Birthday Parties

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12. Set A Healthy Example
Birthdays shouldn’t be about gifts. They shouldn’t be a popularity contest either. By keeping the event small and special, you’re not buying into the materialism or the attention.

Fewer kids at the party also translates to a more manageable time not just for the host but for the birthday boy or girl and his or her friends. A small group is much more comfortable than a herd.