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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 | 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...

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.