Never, and I mean never, trust a child who willingly hands over their ice cream cone. You may just get waaaay more than you ever bargained for.
Sure, it might be fun, but you’ll also probably leave with a whole lot of sand, a crying child, and a belly full of overpriced fries and regret.
“No, I don’t want to role play Spiderman rescues Princess Leia for the fourth night in a row.”
Parties are supposed to be fun; however, a children’s party is a special kind of vortex where fun goes to die.
“We only had to listen to the recording once,” the head of the committee told us. “We couldn’t take another second of that shit.”
Look for parents who are always hitting, shooting, throwing, and/or kicking balls. Playing with kids might be optional, but bragging is not.
Parents are the original eternal optimists, because we will be damned if we are putting our lives on hold until these kids learn to act right.
I hope you like Good Housekeeping magazines from 1996. Because you’re going to be bored AF and that will be the only thing you have available to read.