The Real Reason I Celebrate Half-Birthdays

The Real Reason I Celebrate Half-Birthdays

Usually it’s cupcakes for breakfast, sometimes there’s a gift, a few times we’ve thrown in lunch and a movie, but we always celebrate.

If you ask me why, I’ll talk about how I only have the one kid so it’s easy to double the birthday celebration. I’ll mention my cousin, who had her baby that day, so the date was already marked. It was an easy habit to jump into – a little half-birthday celebration.

Plus kids love to count the halves, don’t they? And the quarters.

But those aren’t the reasons, not really.

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