First Birthday Party Jungian Archetype

Push and push and push the birthday girl until she cracks, breaking down into an inconsolable crying fit covered in cupcake icing with a party hat on her head while everyone laughs at her.


  1. Cuttlefish says

    I am happy to report that neither cuttlekid had that first birthday.

    But I have seen them.

  2. Cuttlefish says

    I have succeeded beyond my wildest dreams.

    And I taught them both to cook. (yeah, and to read, but whatever…)

  3. gingerest says

    Or you could give her a bowl of frozen peas and watch as she happily eats them one at a time, or throws them around the kitchen, while you eat cupcakes and drink adult beverages.

    No, no, your way is better because she’ll have nowhere to go but up in the birthday department.

  4. grignon says

    I’m sure my older son had no clue what we were on about but he was more than happy to perform as the center of attention. So we have the requisite acres of icing photos and, when he wanted out of the high chair, he just downloaded to his diaper. He knew how to get his way.

  5. F says

    Sounds like a plan. They are tools for our amusement. That’s what I learned when I was them, and it must be the way of things.

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