First birthday parties are a big deal. Not only has the little dude or dudette made his or her first trip around the sun, but it also marks the first year of being a new parent. Anyone who's cared for an infant can tell you parenthood is hard work. After countless sleepless nights and piles of dirty diapers, who wouldn't want to break out some bubbly to celebrate the occasion?
Some people might bristle at the suggestion of serving booze, saying alcohol has no place at a kids' birthday party, and certainly not at one honoring such a young child. Others might point out that first birthday parties are usually a daytime affair, which isn't the best time to roll out an open bar — unless you want your partygoers to act like it's New Year's Eve in Times Square as the little tike is having a cake-smash moment.
But we'd argue that there are plenty of reasons to offer adult beverages, not despite it being a first birthday, but because it's a first birthday party. Here's why.
5 Reasons There Should Be Booze at a First Birthday — First Birthday