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Kids Birthday Parties

This Kid Loves Target So Much He Had His Birthday Party There

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.17.2016 | Parents

Kara Cook’s son loves Target possibly more than you do. That’s why, on Aug. 12, Cook threw a party for her son, Parker, at her local Target for hi...

Parents: You CAN Make That Awesome Doll Cake!

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 02.01.2017 | Parents
Kali Kasprzyk

So of course for her 3rd birthday we decided to do a Sophia theme and I decided she needed to have a doll cake. Except I promised myself back in July that I wouldn't buy my birthday cakes anymore.

5 Ways Kids' Birthday Parties Are Like Slow Torture

Mommy Nearest | Posted 09.08.2016 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

I used to have a social life. I used to leave my house after the sun went down and stay out until it rose again. I partied.

8 Ways Pinterest Changed Parenting Forever

Jenny Evans | Posted 06.01.2016 | Parents
Jenny Evans

In simpler times, you could call up your BFF from the OB's office after your ultrasound and tell her the gender of your baby. Now, people can only learn the gender when you release a giant box of pink or blue balloons that float up to heaven and later deflate to choke a baby seal.

For 2015 Science-Themed Birthday Parties Are the New 'Frozen'

Anne Chertoff | Posted 05.03.2016 | HuffPost Home
Anne Chertoff

Think you want to plan a scientific party for your birthday boy or girl? Here are some crafty and creative ideas you can do at home.

Help From Pinterest For My Daughter's Party? Not This Time

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 05.05.2015 | Parents
Kali Kasprzyk

This year, I took a different approach. I wanted to have a party that was as stress-free as possible for me. Because when Mommy is stressed, no one has fun, especially Hubby. So, what does one Mommy looking for the easy way out do to throw a fun birthday party? Outsource.

The Perfect Party (Without the Stress)

Jessica Shaool | Posted 04.26.2015 | HuffPost Home
Jessica Shaool

The most important element of any party, in my opinion, is the theme. Having a theme directs the party and makes planning and decorating for the event significantly easier. There are so so many fun, cute and unique themes out there -- a theme doesn't have to be traditional either.

Deputies Save Boy's Birthday Party After None Of His Friends Show Up

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.20.2015 | Good News

"To serve (birthday cake) and protect" is not the motto for the Osceola County Sheriff's Office in Florida. But after their heroic rescue of a birthda...

6 Cheap And Easy Birthday Party Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Cheryl Butler | Posted 05.24.2014 | Parents
Cheryl Butler

Kids don't need a fancy party or an entire park of wild animals. What they want is to spend time with you and their friends doing something fun.

14 Ways To Make Planning A Birthday Party Less Stressful

Posted 04.08.2013 | Parents

This post is part of Stress-Less Parenting Club's new workshop. Check out previous posts here, and if you haven’t signed up yet, go to the purple bo...

The Worst Kiddie Birthday Party (Ever!)

Candace Walsh | Posted 06.03.2013 | Parents
Candace Walsh

Every parent, if they're honest, will admit that a particular stage of parenthood was especially challenging. For me, it wasn't infancy. It was hardest for me when the kids were in that in-between stage.

Business Owner Hosts Alligator Pool Parties For Kids To Offset Slow Season

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.26.2012 | Small Business

Trying to drum up business during a particularly slow season can lead to some unconventional ideas. Just ask Bob Barrett, who decided to make some ext...

Tips for Planning Your Child's Next Birthday Party

Anjali Varma | Posted 08.28.2012 | Parents
Anjali Varma

Enjoy this big milestone in your child's life. Time goes by fast -- before you know it, they'll be planning their own birthday parties!

Planning Your Kid's Birthday Bash? How About At A Gun Range

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2012 | Parents

By Marice Richter LEWISVILLE, Texas, June 10 (Reuters) - Parents searching for the perfect place and theme for their kids' birthday pa...

Whose Birthday Party Is It?

Betsy Brown Braun | Posted 04.03.2012 | Parents
Betsy Brown Braun

Birthday party themes used to be age appropriate. The ante keeps getting upped, and the emphasis is no longer on the child and his birthday. It's "Look what I did for my child".

Birthday Parties Go Back to Basics

Eileen Wacker | Posted 11.21.2011 | Parents
Eileen Wacker

Lavish birthday parties are a thing of the past. In the last decade, birthday parties had started to make a statement about the family throwing them, and less about a simple celebration. Now it's back to the birthday child and basics. Here are some adjustments we are making.

Katherine Bindley

Birthday Parties For Kids: Managing The Overkill | Katherine Bindley | Posted 10.03.2011 | Parents

Dr. Bill Doherty, a therapist and director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at the University of Minnesota, decided children's birthday part...

The Fabulous Kids Birthday Party ... Minus the Cheesy Effect

Courtney Cachet | Posted 09.06.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Is it possible to throw a three-year-old a birthday party and still keep it up to snuff for the Chic Mama? You better believe it! Here's how.

How Today's Birthday Parties Are Teaching Our Kids The Wrong Lessons

Dana H. Glazer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana H. Glazer

We are robbing our children (and ourselves) of the real value of birthdays and gift-giving: the recognition that it is an expression of how much we care about the people close to us.

Thank Heaven For Little Boys

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

These older girls, these Queens of the Indoor Play Space, these Birthday Party Divas, these Holy Sisters of the Big Slide, fully fascinated him. I think he thought he was one of them.