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    Dohljanchi: Evie’s First Birthday Party

    The Day of the Party

    Birthdays are always an important day in families but for me, my babies’ first birthdays are extra special because of my Korean tradition. A Korean baby’s first birthday is a big deal and the celebration is called a dohl, a special party celebrating a big milestone. Click here to read more about Dohls and how I prepare for them. 

    We had to postpone the date of the party a few times, but we finally got (almost- we were missing Uncle John) everyone together to celebrate Evie’s dohl before the end of the month. It meant so much to me that everyone made sacrifices (ie. lack of sleep from working a night shift and driving straight there from a weekend retreat camp) to make this celebration happen despite the scheduling conflicts.

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