Studies show a majority of parents are bothered that their kids aren’t spending enough time outside. Studies also show that no one in history has ever worried that their kids were not playing enough video games.
They’re turning 12, not getting married. When everyone is having fun, no one worries about how much the party is going to cost. We think that should include the person paying for the party.
His name is FUN. Yes, you could do the same thing as the last 19 (and counting) birthday parties you’ve been invited to. The question is, why would you want to? Let’s do the party that the next 19 birthdays all want to be like.
Just because someone has a birthday, it shouldn’t mean you need to hire a haz-mat crew for the aftermath. All of the pros know, you don’t party where you live.