― My siblings and I are in our late 30's to early 50's. Our mother still likes to have theme birthday parties for us. Now when I say theme, I mean like Disney World. A theme park driven kind of party that becomes the center of our mother's need and desire for self expression and validation. ∙ This year my theme was Snow White. There is no particular reason why Snow White should be a part of my birthday celebration as I am in my early 50's. Snow White has no particular significance this year [...].