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Happy Birthday!

Posted 09.03.2012 | Fifty

Light up the candles, it's time to wish some of our favorite post 50 celebrities a happy birthday! From one of the biggest names in blues, to a famous...

Sharing More than Attention with Siblings

Hilary Sheinbaum | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Hilary Sheinbaum

I have a twin... sort of. He's taller, blonder and better at math than me. He's also nine years my junior.

WATCH: Dora the Explorer's Spoof Birthday Adventure

Posted 08.14.2012 | Latino Voices

¡Feliz Cumpleños Dora! That's Spanish for "Happy Birthday!" The bi-lingual exploring sensation turns 12 today (I know, we thought she looked youn...

When Did Birthday Parties Get So Complicated?

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

There is nothing sadder than a sweaty, overworked clown trying to make balloon elephants and space ships out of balloons that then break and sputter across the room.

Happy Birthday, Juanes! 20 Things You Never Knew About The Colombian Superstar (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.09.2012 | Latino Voices

Juanes, the Colombian superstar with La Camisa Negra enters a new stage in his life today: his 40s! To celebrate four decades of the parce's (Colo...

25 Things I Know Now That I'm 25

Emma Gray | Posted 10.02.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

As of Tuesday, I've been around for a quarter-century. I can no longer claim to be in my "early 20s." And I'm pretty sure I can glimpse 30 just over the horizon (or maybe that's just nearly-30 HuffPost Women Editor Margaret Wheeler Johnson, sitting at the desk next to me).

What Kind of Woman Do I Want to Be?

Brooke Carey | Posted 09.30.2012 | Women
Brooke Carey

I'm not one of those girls who dreads -- or even pretend to dread -- turning a year older. So why does this year feel different?

Happy Birthday, Mom and Dad!

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

As another birth year comes to a close and a new one stands poised to begin, I find myself pondering our cultural ideas about birthdays and the very nature of age.

Why I Can't Wait for January 20th

Emma Goss | Posted 09.19.2012 | College
Emma Goss

Regardless of who is in office six months from now, when I blow out my birthday candles I'll make a wish for job security, good health and less debt in the year to come. Not for myself, but for the American people.

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

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

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...

Birthday Reflections

Steve Turtell | Posted 09.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Steve Turtell

Today is my 61st birthday. That's thirty more than I expected to have. I'm sure many of the gay men my age who lived through the first onslaught of the AIDS pandemic know what I mean.

A 'Reality' Birthday Party -- Before the Web

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 09.15.2012 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

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Nesting and Numbers

Susan R. Hatten | Posted 09.05.2012 | Women
Susan R. Hatten

Do we enter a nesting period when we are about to embark on some of the most exciting times in our life?

30s Are the New 20s: Where to Celebrate Your 30th Birthday

Party Earth | Posted 09.06.2012 | Food
Party Earth

Turning 30 doesn't mean you're getting old; it just means you can throw a massive party in style that you couldn't have afforded at 21.

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!

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

Nikki Luongo | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Nikki Luongo

When we were kids and our birthday was right around the corner, we wanted everything we could get our greedy little hands on: bikes, Barbies, video ga...

What It Means to Be 25 Today

Sarah Shanfield | Posted 08.15.2012 | New York
Sarah Shanfield

If you are 25 or turning 25: It's OK that you have not gone to grad school. It's also OK if you're thinking of going. And many may not agree with me, but I think it's OK to apply to grad school because you still haven't found a job in this economy.

Happy Birthday, Sasha!

Bossip.com | Posted 06.12.2012 | Black Voices

The youngest of President Barack Obama’s two daugthers, Nathasha “Sasha” Obama, celebrated her 11th birthday on Sunday....

Star Signs

Benni Cinkle | Posted 08.12.2012 | Teen
Benni Cinkle

Recently, I realized that a bunch of people close to me all have birthdays at the same time and I started thinking about the similarities in our personalities. That's when it hit me: We're all Geminis!

Take Back the Birthday Tiara!

Melina Bellows | Posted 08.11.2012 | Parents
Melina Bellows

I'm doing something radical, rebellious and perhaps even ridiculous. At the age of 47, I'm throwing myself a birthday party.

A Way to Remember: Celebrating My Late Mom's Birthday With My Sons

Kevin Hartnett | Posted 08.01.2012 | Parents
Kevin Hartnett

Jay and Wally may never know how much their grandma would have loved them, but that doesn't mean she has to be completely absent from their lives.

Which Post50 Celebrities Were Born In June?

Posted 06.02.2012 | Fifty

It's time to wish some of our favorite post 50 celebrities a happy birthday! From a former "Sexiest Man Alive" to the first lady of acting, we've roun...

Turning 40: Ways Every Woman Can Live In 4-D

Lisa Hickman | Posted 07.31.2012 | Religion
Lisa Hickman

When the number forty appears in the Bible, the reader knows a change is about to take place. In Scripture, the number forty marks a moment of transition, transformation and transcendence.

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Missing Missouri College Student Remembered On Her 24th Birthday

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.23.2012 | Crime

Wednesday is a somber day for the family of a Missouri college student who has been missing for more than five months. It is Phoenix Coldon's 24th ...

The View from My 31st Birthday

Kaylee Scottaline | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Kaylee Scottaline

So what if my life isn't exactly what my 20-something self thought it would be by now? I still have plenty of time to accomplish everything I want in life, and I'm not afraid to climb the mountains it takes to enjoy the view.