Etiquette Guide to Kids’ Birthday Parties
What if Your Child is Invited to a Party Where She’s Expected to Buy Something (Like a Costume or Admission to an Amusement Park), and You Can’t Afford it?
You could DIY the needed costume yourself, which could be a great bonding project. If the party expenditure requires a specific dollar amount, it’s okay to decline the invitation and, instead, offer to have the child over a different time to celebrate over a homemade dinner, or with a small gift.
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