Birthday cake rant
Westside1 · 18/04/2021 22:31
I've seen a lot of adds for local bakery and something that appears to be getting common is siblings sharing birthday cakes. I think this is so mean of parents to do, it irritates me. I know they can't have parties now but surely for an event that just happens once a year they should have their own birthday cake. Rant over
Am I being unreasonable?AIBU
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AccidentallyOnPurpose · 18/04/2021 22:52
I mean if one has a jan bday and the other an august one , then fair enough, that's rather mean. Unless they do it in Jan and August, which would be bonkers but pretty fair.
But do you know for sure the bdays aren't very close, a joint bday with a non sibling, multiples etc.?
One of my friends has two kids born on the same date, different years. Two separate Costco (the kids love them and so do we) would be such a waste in general, even more so now.
SquirtleSquad · 18/04/2021 22:56
I have twins! They wanted two cakes last year so we got them two (two cheap cakes instead of one nicer one) and this year they specifically requested no birthday cake because they remember being so sick of it last year having cake for breakfast and pudding for weeks out the freezer because we had so much of the sodding stuff left over. DH and I aren't big cake eaters.
This year they asked for and got a treat box each instead with a brownie, cookies, rocky road and a cupcake in each, they were chuffed.
Learningtofeminist · 18/04/2021 23:04
I’m one of 4 with birthdays all within 4 months (different years obviously). We all had one big joint birthday party - with one cake - when small. At the time I remember thinking it was great fun (I was shy and horribly bullied so there would have been 2 guests if it was just my party). Now that I’m organising birthday parties for myself I think my mum was a bloody genius.
HectorHalloumi · 18/04/2021 23:15
I always get my twins a cake each I didn't want them missing out just because they share the same Birthday.
But I really wouldn't care judge what anyone else does.
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