All young children and toddlers deserve birthdays they are never going to forget. Your children are only little for a few years, and so it’s essential you make the most of that time together. Of course, unemployment rates are high these days, and so many parents struggle for money. With that in mind, there are some ideas below that will ensure a lack of cash doesn’t cause too many problems.

Bake the cake yourself

We all know how expensive birthday cakes can become. For that reason, you need to think about baking your child’s one at home.

You can buy everything you need from a local supermarket, but just make sure you don’t succumb to impulse purchases. There is more advice about that at the bottom of the page.

Create your party decorations

Even if you’re not the most crafty person in the world; you can still create party decorations with ease. Just search Google or YouTube for guides, and follow them to the letter. Your little boy or girl isn’t going to tell the difference.

Buy second-hand gifts online

The most popular toys cost a small fortune these days, but you can always make savings by using online auction websites. Nothing is wrong with buying your child a used item if it’s still in perfect condition. Again, your loved one isn’t going to know or care.

As you can see from this post, giving your child the best birthday is more than possible, even if money is tight at the moment. Just think outside of the box and use some common sense for the best outcomes.


Infographic by sunny.co.uk

 Posted by Charlotte on February 14, 2018 Being a Mother  Add comments

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