The notion of coming of age can take on a variety of meanings. Coming of age could be the transition from being young and childlike to becoming older, wiser, and developmentally more mature. A few familiar representations of this would be the transition from infancy to a toddler or the celebration of one’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah or even that sweet sixteen party. Coming of age also suggests taking on new responsibilities.
Though some may feel turning 16 doesn’t change much there are significant responsibilities and opportunities that are now afforded, such as obtaining a driver’s license or holding a job. Sweet Sixteen parties are gaining more popularity. It somewhat embodies the idea that you’re only young once and is often a point in time adults remember fondly. It’s a youthful celebration. A party in which you are no longer a little child, but are not yet viewed as an adult. Here are some stationery suggestions:
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