While birthdays in themselves are a very special event,
there are times in a person’s life when we can’t ignore the
milestones they have reached.
These birthday parties are usually a little more special
and the gifts given tent to be extra special as well. Most
of these birthdays are a sort of coming-of-age along with
increased privileges and responsibilities.
It starts from the beginning. The 1st birthday is typically
where it begins. Normally during a child’s first birthday
it is more about the family and friends of the parents as
opposed to a party for the child’s friends.
Most children on their first birthday are given either
their own small cake or their own piece to eat however they
like. This is usually messy because they go at it with
hands and mouths.
The next most important milestone birthday is usually the
13th birthday. This is when a child officially becomes a
In some religions this is the year that a child becomes an
adult and begins to take on adult responsibilities. After
13 is the one most teens look forward to.
The 16th birthday is the year that most US states allow a
teen to legally drive without their parents present.
When a teenager celebrates their 18th birthday, they are
able to legally vote, join the military and are now
considered an adult.
The next milestone Birthday is the all-important 21st
birthday. This is the legal drinking age in the US.
The next milestone comes at 35. This is when in most
countries, someone can run for the highest political office
such as President of the United States.
After that, 40 is considered the over the hill birthday and
then typically every ten years is another milestone.