So, yes.  I’m guilty of going a little bit overboard for my (older) kids’ joint birthday party each year.  I truly am aware of this and I have resolved after talking with a dear friend, that for my own sanity, I should pace things so that such parties are thrown every 3-5 years…or at the least, every OTHER year…because each year it seems harder to keep it up.  Oh, don’t get me wrong: it’s so very fun in the initial stages, and plans really do… Read more »