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A 13th Birthday party is a monumental event in a young adult’s life. This is considered the age when you are officially a teenager, or young adult. Therefore, many want to have a big bash in celebration of such an occasion. If you are the parent who is struggling to come up with ideas on how to celebrate your child’s special day, then you have already made more progress than others by reading this article! In today’s day and age, children no longer want cute little themes; it is all about x-Boxes, Playstations, sports, gossiping, and the opposite sex. So the last thing you want to do is embarrass them by having a party with all their friends that is similar to family gatherings you have had in the past.
If you want to have a party, most children want to have a co-ed get-together. Just make sure you monitor the invites and make sure that the people who are invited will only make the party better and not worse! And since they are young adults with hormones raging, make sure you have enough eyes to monitor the situation.
But do not worry, you can still have a big cake and make him or her blow out the candles. Everyone wants to make a special birthday wish! Depending on where you decide to have the party, will be the basis of your decorations. If you are having it at your house, double check with your child, to see if they want streamers, balloons and confetti. It is best just to stick to plates and cups that are plain in color instead of having something like Winnie the Pooh which is a potential embarrassment to them.
If you are having it at a park, little decoration and planning will be needed seeing as how they can play soccer, tennis, volleyball, etc. If you have it at a reception hall, you might want to higher a deejay so they can have dancing. Depending on your budget, you can definitely tweak the party by having an awesome deejay, decorations and entertainment. You could even splurge for a live band. If you have ever heard of the MTV show Sweet 16, you will know just exactly how elaborate you can go. People with the time and money, spends months planning with party planners, on how to make the best entrance into the party, who will be the entertainment, what will be the themes, the food, etc. Some have fashion shows, dance parties, grand entrances on camels; the skies the limit. And many people are choosing to let their child have similar parties for their 13th. So if you have the money and patience to plan something truly spectacular, let your child get to work planning a day they will definitely remember!
As for those who want to have something on a more normal scale, a party is all about food, decorations, entertainment, and of course presents. You could have a big cake with a picture of your child on it. Many people like to buy ice cream cakes so you do not have to buy the ice cream separately. Typical party snacks, like chips, pop, and even candy are great grabs for young adults. If you want something a little more filling, try the all-time favorite pizza, or even sandwiches. You could also have fruit and veggie trays.
As for entertainment, besides the much needed music, most kids would probably not like a magician, but you never know. Just double check with your child before you plan any surprise acts. But who knows, magicians nowadays do some pretty awesome tricks besides sawing a person in half or pulling a rabbit out of a hat.
You could also have a bonfire or cookout which is always fun. Make sure you have basketball, soccer, football, and other games for them to play while they are hanging around outside.
Finally, do not forget about the present! Get them something that they are dying to have. The newest Ipod, cellphone, Gamecube, or whatever their hearts desire and your budget can afford. If you have more than one present, bring out the smaller ones first and save the best for last.
Things to remember :
It is perfectly okay to have cake, blow out candles and unwrap presents. You can even take pictures.
It’s just all about loosening up and being more accepting of their ever changing and growing needs and wants, and learning to let go because they no longer want to sit on your lap. The best thing you can do to have the best 13th birthday for your child is to listen to what they want and take it from there. It really is not that hard to do, after all you’re just trying to make them happy!