Every parent wants the 1st birthday party of their little one to be surreal and special. The important thing is to make sure your child is comfortable, and you, as a family, have a great time. When you plan a birthday party, don't get stressed.
If you are celebrating your child's 1st birthday, when he/she actually turns one, chances are that he will be uncomfortable with too many new faces. If the child is older, you can also invite his/her playmates. Invite close friends and family. An occasion celebrated with people who matter, is always special.
Remember, you have to stretch the budget to fit everything. This includes the decorations, especially if it's a theme party, the food, and the gift for your child. So plan wisely, you can definitely manage this without bringing out the credit cards.
Once you are done with this steps, you can pick from a range of 1st birthday party ideas on a budget that are mentioned here. You can create wonderful moments without compromising on your taste and preference.
You can also decide to have a private (adults only) celebration, if your child is too small to comprehend what is happening around him. Do so when the child is taking a nap.
A Family Slumber Party
Slumber parties are always fun, especially when it's a family affair. You get the 'low down' on all the family gossip, plus it's a wonderful occasion to bond. Surely it won't be too tough on your budget too. Even your little one will seem to agree to it, with so may close relatives present, your child will definitely feel loved.