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Planning a Birthday Party for a Child Born Around Christmas

When you have a child with a birthday around Christmas time they may feel like they’re getting ripped off when it comes to gifts. Most times people are short on funds during the Christmas holiday and that makes it hard to purchase a birthday gift as well. If your child has this problem, there are a few things you can do to make the situation better for them and you.

1. Consider having a birthday party in November or January instead of December when his actual birthday is. Plan it for early in November or late in January so people have paychecks in between your party and Christmas.

2. Another option is to celebrate their half birthday. This is usually in June or July depending on when their birthday actually hits. You’ll want to keep in mind things like summer break, vacations, and the 4th of July. This will not only help you, but it will also help their friends.

3. Going ahead and celebrating the birthday on the actual day is always an option. Give your family and friends enough time to plan accordingly so they have the money needed. Time might also be a problem depending on the birthday so you’ll need to keep that in mind when you invite them to the party.

4. It’s also possible to have two parties for your child. Schedule a small family only party close to the birthday and then schedule the kid party in February or March. The family knows about the birthday each year so if you tell them the party will always be help on the day of the birthday, they’ll plan. Then the friends can come on a different day and you won’t have a problem having people attend and bringing a gift.

While it’s almost impossible to predict when our children will be born, we can predict when we’ll have their birthday parties. The four tips in this article are just a few of the many options you have when it comes to the number of ways you can celebrate your child’s birthday when it happens to fall near Christmas.

As a child grows older, it’s more difficult to plan parties for them. When you plan on having a party near or on their birthday it’s a good idea to give plenty of notice to the people attending so they can plan for the gift and time. If you choose to hold the party before or after the actual day, it’s a good idea to make sure people understand why you’re doing this.

Corrie Petersen runs a successful Virtual Assistant business and she’s the owner of She enjoys working her business, but she loves spending time with her husband and very athletic boys. See what they are up to when you visit her mommy blog at

About Corrie


My name is Corrie and I'm from Wyoming. I've been married to Kevin since 1993 and we have two wonderful boys.

I'm a Virtual Assistant and a Ghostwriter. I love what I do and I enjoy spending time with my family.

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