father/daughter birthday suggestion

Ashley - posted on 11/30/2009 ( 9 moms have responded )




My issue is this, My husband and daughter share a birthday- i want to celebrate my daughter's birthday with a party or something, but i know my husband doesn't want a party or anything like it. what should I do?


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Rolando - posted on 06/07/2014




I am a father having the same birthday with my wife and daughter. She was just born a month ago.


Connie - posted on 12/01/2009




i had the same problem with my brother and daughter. we had a luau to celebrate both the adult and child birthday. and put him near the grill so he wouldnt have to speak much to people unless they wanted food

User - posted on 11/30/2009




Have a princess party, then there's no confusion of it being connected to your husband's birthday.

Jodi - posted on 11/30/2009




How old is your daughter? I ask because my husband and my son share the same birthday. We have managed it okay :) But my son is now 12. We usually go out for dinner, and have a joint cake on the day, but then my son usually has a party with some of his friends on the closest weekend. The last 2 years he has just had a couple of friends over for a sleepover. Unless your daughter is very young (too young to have her own friends), you can just have a kid's birthday party for her with her friends, and then celebrate with a cake for both of them at dinner time with just the immediate family.

Abbie - posted on 11/30/2009




Plan it for her, he is an adult, don't force him. Then go about it as it was just her day with everyone. He'll get over it if someone gets him a card!

Sharon - posted on 11/30/2009




Geeze. Send out invitations for your daughters party, her name only on them.

You can't control what other people do or think. If someone says something, tell the truth. "hubby didn't want a fuss made over him, this is for ---- only."

Ashley - posted on 11/30/2009




he doesn't want one for himself,- he's fine with her having a party. but all our friends and family know that they share a birthday even if it is intended to be a little girl party. and our family is huge!- we had 100 people at thanksgiving-

Megan - posted on 11/30/2009




He doesn't want a party for her, or he doesn't want a party for himself? It would (hypothetically since I don't know your husband) be easy if he didn't want a party for himself to simply make it a one-year-old birthday party and just not mention his birthday to anyone. If he has siblings or a mother who would attend the grandbaby's party and bring him something too or bring up his birthday just take the gifts they bring into a separate room and let them know he'll open them later because he's had 28, 32, 56....or however many birthdays already and you two have chosen to focus on your child's very first birthday this year.

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he doesnt want one for him self or a party for either of them ?? well i would say suck it up parties are for kids !!! and kids should have some sort of celebration *for everyone making it through another year in one peice* .... if dad doesnt want a party for him slef make it totally little girl themed party and no one will think its for him as well LOL and if i might ask what is with peopel not wanting parties for there kids ?? i have heard this more than once?

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