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When Kids Behave Badly... An Antidote to Facebook Envy

Janice Windt | Posted 05.29.2016 | Parents
Janice Windt

Have you ever carried a screaming toddler, over your shoulder, up the stairs and out of a birthday party with your eldest son being dragged along behind as you do? We have. This past Sunday actually.

Andrea Gargotta: How to Create Memories with Perfect Party Floral Arrangements

Red Room | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents
Red Room

For me, when the emotions start to get the best of me and I am crying buckets at the thought of my babies growing up, I start planning parties. It is my way of keeping some sort of center while celebrating their incredible achievements and rights of passage.

5 Hot Trends for Kids' Birthday Parties

Dana Holmes | Posted 10.14.2013 | Parents
Dana Holmes

Forget those run-of-the-mill, standard party ideas. I did some serious digging to arm you with new, interesting and tons-of-fun themes that will stand out.

WATCH: Kym Whitley Spent HOW Much On Her Son's Birthday Cake?

OWN | Posted 05.17.2013 | OWN

Kym Whitley's son Joshua has reached a milestone: The boy is turning 2 years old. All of the adults in his life -- "the village," as they're known on ...

Decorating For Baby's First Birthday, From Colin Cowie (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

Event and lifestyle expert Colin Cowie weighed in on how to decorate for a baby's birthday when he visited me on Mondays With Marlo. And if you'd l...

Kids' Parties: How Much Is too Much?

Marta Segal Block | Posted 09.16.2012 | Parents
Marta Segal Block

If a 4th birthday party costs over $1,000, what will the child expect when he graduates from kindergarten or turns 13?

It's My Party and I'll Cry If I Want To

Devon Corneal | Posted 05.12.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

I recently found myself wondering: When and why did kids' birthday parties become such high-octane, deeply managed showpieces? So far this year, Little Dude has been invited to ten birthday parties. I realize that by writing all of this, he may never get another invitation, but what the hell?

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.