Should you throw a big birthday bash for your one-year-old? Find out how parents today view budgets and brilliant first birthdays.
32% say Yes
68% say No
My daughter may not remember anything that happened during her party, but I know that once she sees the pictures when sheís older, she’ll appreciate it a lot. It’s a mom’s fulfillment as well.
- Glenda Pande, mom to Jazzirei
It’s a celebration of life, as it marks the start of their wonderful discovery as a person. It also signifies how proud we are as parents to have them in our lives.
- Geneva Rivera, mom to Moriah and Mishaelle
Yes, for many reasons: to celebrate my child’s first year of life and the fact that I, a single mom, survived the first tough year. Besides, we’ll be celebrating her succeeding birthdays with simpler parties, so it would be nice to give her a big party on her first birthday.
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- Therese Megia, mom to Louisse Antoinette
We come from a big family, and we have many friends who will “make tampo” if they won’t be invited. My husband and I have agreed to have her baptized on the same day to save on costs.
- Jacquelyn R. Ang, mom to Erika, Danika and Erich Claire
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