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Old 11-06-2009, 04:39 PM   #1
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Would you celebrate your kids bday if...

the actual bday is the following week? Our kids bdays are 1 day apart (4th & 5th of December) We will be in Disney the 27th & 28th of November.

Would you celebrate in Disney? I realize they do not qualify for the free day, just debating on I should order a cake. This will also be their first time to Disney.

For some reason I feel hesitant... not sure why
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Old 11-06-2009, 04:45 PM   #2
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I say go for it and order the cake. We only get to celebrate DS's birthday on his actual birthdate every 4 years (leap day birthday). In my opinion, it's not important what date you celebrate on, but that you do celebrate
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Old 11-06-2009, 05:05 PM   #3
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I think it's fine. We will be there the same time and we will have a dinner to celebrate my dh b-day. His b-day is Dec. 7. I wouldn't feel hesitant, we never have the kids' b-day parties on there actual b-day, it;s always on a weekend. Enjoy.
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Old 11-06-2009, 05:06 PM   #4
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Sure!
I had my DS's Bday party at home nearly a week after his birthday. What's the difference?

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Old 11-06-2009, 05:10 PM   #5
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We are celebrating my daughters birthday in Disney around 2 weeks after her birthday. We could not get off work on her actual birthday. We we made all the reservations they said it was fine and couldn't wait to help her celebrate.
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Old 11-06-2009, 06:10 PM   #6
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I would...we usually do. My DD has celebrate 3 of her 5 birthdays at WDW. They were all within a week of her actual birthday but it has been hard to get there on her actual birthday. This year she is turning 6 and we are celebrating it on a Disney Cruise...our first cruise ever. We booked it for our 10 anniversary but since it is a few days after her actual birthday we are just going to celebrate it down there. (Her b-day is Monday and our Cruise is Thursday.) The cruise staff are very helpful and have already set up to have a cake delivered right after dinner on Thursday. Can't wait to see the look on her face. Don't think that she is expecting it since every other time we have done it she was with the Princesses.
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Old 11-06-2009, 07:27 PM   #7
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I would definately celebrate it when ever you are able to go. When we go in Feb we will be celebrating my DH's 40th b-day. His b-day is really Jan 30th but we are celebrating it during our trip Feb 6th-13th.
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Old 11-07-2009, 10:13 AM   #8
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Thanks..

Not sure why I felt hesitant... left a message today for Pat at Grand Floridian to order a cake... 14 days left... cannot wait.
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Old 11-07-2009, 10:23 AM   #9
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Yes! My youngest son's birthday is on Christmas day. We always celebrate early. My oldest son's birthday is Dec 12. We never celebrate on the exact day. We pick one day in December to celebrate both. It doesn't matter what the exact day is, you can celebrate any day.
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Old 11-07-2009, 10:24 AM   #10
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I definitely would - back in 2005 we went in November and celebrated my middle DD's birthday a week early while we were there.
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Old 11-07-2009, 04:30 PM   #11
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We are!!! We leave tuesday and are having a cake for him at Chef Mickeys and he wont turn 2 till Dec. But we will be in the middle of a PCS when his birthday rolls around, and wont have a house yet or anything.
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Old 11-07-2009, 04:32 PM   #12
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We did it! The boys thought it was great having CM's say happy birthday to them everywhere!
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Old 11-07-2009, 05:01 PM   #13
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we are

We will be there 12-3-6 and are calling it a birthday trip for my 2 girls.
#1 was born 12-14 and #2 was born 1-3.
#1 will be 5yo- its the whole reason we are making the trip
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Old 11-09-2009, 01:47 AM   #14
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My birthday will be 3 days after our trip next year. I hadn't even thought about it. Maybe I should schedule some 'birthday magic' for myself. Or, maybe drop some *subtle* hints to DW about it.
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Old 11-09-2009, 04:27 AM   #15
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I am glad you decided to do it DS will be celebrating his 11th birthday about 2 weesk early because he would like to celebrate on board the Disney Magic. Both of my children have birthdays Christmas week. We usually have our family celebration on the actual day (but are happy to move it this year so he can celebrate on the ship) but we have never been able to have friends for party on their actual dates--everyone has family obligations Christmas week.
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