Children’s birthday parties are taken seriously at the Khumalo home. And I guess we are not special or abnormal in this regard.

When our children celebrated birthdays — especially when they were still very young — there’d be lots of food, preferably home-cooked. Other times it was ordered through Mr Delivery (Mr D Food)...

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