Maybe you should have a family party then. Having just family and something low key is probably just as expensive as going to a pottery painting place or the zoo. You don't have to go nuts.
Originally Posted by katengrace
Ok so after reading everyone's point of view I understand. It just makes me sad because the only reason we don't do parties is because we can't afford to do 4 a year, especially around the holidays. It's not because we don't care about their special day...we usually take them to do something fun like going to the zoo or painting on pottery.
By only saying you give gifts is if there is an actually have a party makes you wonder if that's the only reason why some do.
We are close...she was there when they were born. Hard to forget. I guess I am just dissappointed and sad for my girls.
Mommy to Fiona 12/09 and new baby Layla 3/12 a HBAC!