It’s Dyllan’s 3rd birthday on the 19th of July and this year I have decided to throw him a party this year. I am going with a ‘Construction’ theme and have been scouring Ebay looking for fun stuff to decorate my house with. My Aunty said that I am going to too much trouble for his birthday and it got me thinking about the trouble that people really do go to, to celebrate their kids birthdays.
Quite possibly the best piece of advice I received while pregnant was:
What was that comment you ask? It was a reply to a post on an online forum about healthy eating that told the poster if she wanted to ensure her diet was healthy, then she needed to go through her cupboard and fridge and throw out the junk. That wasn’t the mind blowing statement. This was: If you think it’s bad for you, then you shouldn’t be giving it to your kids either.
I’ve been umming and ahhhing about writing about this topic because I wasn’t sure how to approach it without seeming preachy or attracting unwanted attention. In keeping with what I have going on about honesty though I decided to take the plunge…so here goes.