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Birthday Party Time

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Plan to keep the birthday party short and sweet (one to two hours) to match your guests’ short attention spans. Children ages one to three get cranky if they’re kept awake too long.

 

Parenting tips.

In general, the best times for young children are late morning (after the morning nap) or late afternoon (following the afternoon nap). Don’t skip your child’s regular nap for the sake of the party, you may regret it! To plan the birthday party when your child is most alert, pay attention to your child’s day to discover the optimum times.