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How to Host a Simple Birthday Party for the Easily Anxious Child

Last year on my son’s 7th Birthday, my daughter spent the entire evening crying her eyes out at every new face she saw. Everyone who said hello to her was her villain, and everyone who touched her was an alien. So she spent the entire time huddled with my cousin in a room watching Youtube. Yes, I was shattered, the fact that I had hosted an amazing party only to have my 2nd kid not enjoy it at all was really painful! That day [ or maybe the next day, after being exhausted from the after effects of this party ] I…

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