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MrsDinero

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New sibling parties
« on: January 19, 2017, 12:25:27 PM »
Because there aren't enough ways to spend money, now you can spend money throwing your older children a "new sibling party".   

I'm unclear if is this for a child who was previously an only child.  If you have multiple children do they each get their own party or can they be combined?

Obviously to attend such a party will require a gift.

http://www.momentsaday.com/host-new-sibling-party/

http://www.today.com/parents/pink-s-daughter-willow-gets-big-sis-party-celebrate-jameson-t107060

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Re: New sibling parties
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2017, 12:34:24 PM »
Because there aren't enough ways to spend money

Errr, the link said it was some snacks and some friends over to play.  Little to no money spent...

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Re: New sibling parties
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2017, 07:36:52 PM »
Because there aren't enough ways to spend money

Errr, the link said it was some snacks and some friends over to play.  Little to no money spent...

I like parties. Even cheap parties. I don't think it's worth having additional children just for an excuse, but if you're going through the work anyway, might as well make the most of it.

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Re: New sibling parties
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2017, 12:11:08 AM »
Because there aren't enough ways to spend money

Errr, the link said it was some snacks and some friends over to play.  Little to no money spent...
You mean the way birthday parties used to be in the olden days?

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Re: New sibling parties
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2017, 03:29:18 PM »
This seems very low key and cute. I see the link specifies to say no gifts, keep food to a minimum. I like the idea of having the older sibling introduce their friends to the baby.

My kids birthday parties have generally been have friends over and run around outside sorts of parties. Plenty of people still do that. Not everyone has lost their mind and hires the virus for their 2 year old.

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Re: New sibling parties
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2017, 11:20:52 AM »
I just read the first link and the suggestion was to specify "no gifts' for either the sibling or the new baby. Having a few friends over to take a peek at the new baby and then run around and maybe eat some cut up fruit sounds pretty frugal to me. I was expecting this to be more along the lines of crazy spending like "baby moons" or "destination bachelorette party weekends", which are nutty.