By Debra Torres
Flowing streamers hung from the chandelier, Happy Birthday balloons bobbed in the air and a pink cover draped over our dining room table to complete the look.
It was magical.
Several times we ran over our checklist. Chocolate cupcakes made? Check. Ice cream and snacks purchased? Games in order? Check and double check!
This party had been a tough one to throw together. My daughter’s birthday landed close to a holiday and easily people’s agendas could get crammed.
But still, we attempted to squeeze a party in. Our guest list was small to begin with, so we were excited when a third mother told us her child could come.
Yes! We were ready to “get our party on!”
But, as the party day drew nearer, the cancellation calls began to come in.
And in the end ...
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