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How To Plan For 16Th Birthday Parties

Published at 02/19/2012 00:23:59


One of the more important birthday parties that your child will ever have is her 16th birthday party. Sweet 16th birthday parties usually are a big thing with teens because it is during this time that they consider themselves young adults, marking their transition from teens to becoming young adults. This is one of the reasons why you need to plan your teen’s 16th birthday party well. Planning for this will help ensure that the party would go off without any problems. If you are having a hard time planning for your child’s 16th birthday party, follow these simple tips.


One of the things to do initially when planning for 16th birthday parties is that you should try to involve your child in the decision-making for the party. Keep in mind that teens turning 16 consider themselves to be young adults at this age, so they would want to be involved in how the planning process for their 16th birthday party would go. They want to have certain inputs on how the party should go and what specific details the party should have. Of course, the planning part of the 16th birthday party would also involve your input as well, so make sure that you work with your teen on this one.


Another aspect for planning 16th birthday parties that you should consider are the different issues that might arise from such a birthday bash. You should try to discuss these things with your child in order to ensure that certain rules and limitations are set and observed so that no problems would occur during the party. Keep in mind that people who are in your child’s birthday party are your responsibility. Discuss these limitations and rules, such as the level of noise allowed, what behavior are appropriate and if there should be a curfew for the party to finish.

Another thing that you need to consider for 16th birthday parties should be the guest list of your child which includes her classmates, close friends and relatives. This will help you determine how many people would be coming to the party, thereby giving you an idea about how much food and drinks you need to prepare for them. This would also help you determine if the location that you chose to hold the party in would fit all of them.

Also, take into account the type ang genre music that these 16th birthday parties should have. It might be a good idea to let your child pick out the type of music that they would want to listen to, especially since this is your child’s night. There might be a notable difference in the type of music that your child and his friends might be into as compared to what you might be into.

Tips and comments

Just take these few tips when planning for 16th birthday parties in order to help make it easier for you to plan them successfully. Make sure that this big event is memorable and special.