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The Challenge of Hosting a December Birthday Party

Sigh! Every year we start off the month with such excitement just for me to end up being stressed, depressed and a bit grumpy. My mood change has nothing to do with the holidays but to do with other parents and their lack of RSVPing to my daughter’s December birthday party. When my daughter wasContinue Reading …

Birthday Party Etiquette for School Aged Kids

Birthdays are suppose to be a happy time. A time of celebration and fun! A time dedicated solely to the person who is having their birthday. Because my daughter’s birthday is close to Christmas, we try very hard to keep the two separate. I am in the midst of planning my youngest daughter’s birthday party.Continue Reading …

So Your Son’s Growing up: Some Ideas For His Birthday

Shopping for our children can be quite difficult, especially when they are growing up and seemingly have everything they could possibly want. Unique gift ideas seem incredibly few and far between, making it difficult to shop for those kids who are getting older by the second. It seems like only last year that your sonContinue Reading …