Throw a Fun and Stress-Free Kid Birthday Party on a Budget

how to throw a fun kids party that is low stress

Kid’s birthday parties can be, without exaggeration, terrifying, nightmare-inducing, panic-filled, stress machines.

Well, maybe a little exaggeration.

But there is a reason businesses can command a small fortune to host kid-parties and you still have to book months in advance – parents will pay handsome sums to offload the stress of a houseful of hooligans.

We’ve had our fair share of kid-parties where we couldn’t wait till they were done. But, over the years, we’ve also started to find a rhythm where we can host, keep the cost down and stay fairly mellow (– and no, we don’t just lock them in a closet and drink wine for a couple hours).

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