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Wild and Three

I enjoy having people over, but party planning is not my thing. There are so many choices! What theme? What decorations? What food? What cake? Who should I invite? Which of the hundreds of Evite templates should I use? What entertainment? It is very overwhelming and I am getting anxious just writing about it a month later. The need to have an Instagramable kid’s birthday is great if you’re an influencer, but that is not me. So here’s three things that worked.

TLDR: Yes, I Drink Alcohol

I like to drink. I like the social aspect of it. I like the taste of a nice glass of wine. Do you know what I don’t like? The hangovers that get increasingly more punishing as I get older. Do you know what I REALLY, REALLY don’t like? Being hungover and having to take care of children who wake up before 7 am (Paw Patrol only buys me so much time).

I can admit when my husband is right

While driving home the other day, my husband said something that brought me to a full stop. “You don’t ask questions.”

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