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February 13, 2007

Out-of-Control Birthday Parties

Children’s birthday parties are careening out of control in America, leading to higher costs, pressured parents and overindulged kids. William Doherty, a U of M professor of family and social science, says many parents are raising children who feel entitled to bigger and better parties each year, with more stuff to fill their lives.

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