What do you get a 1 year old for a present?

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Here is the scenario; your cousin invites you to their child’s first birthday party.  It is going to be this weekend, and you have no idea what to get.  Well, join the club.  It is a tricky thing, a birthday present.  You never know what the parents are expecting.  Do you buy something for the … Read more

Planning A Child’s 1st Birthday Party And Making It Special

Parent at 1st Birthday PartyDefine what you’re good at doing.  Can you cook, craft, bake, organize?  What skills do you bring to the party?

Define what others are good at doing.  My wife has informed me many times, “Honey, I need some balloon decorations, like superheroes.” I’m a professional balloon entertainer, no big deal, but my wife would not ask her brother-in-law, the electrician, to make balloon figures. 

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8 Practical Reasons Why Not to Haveing a First Birthday Parties at Home

Avoid the 1st Birthday House Party

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Having a party at home is economical compared to the expense of a banquet hall. However, it doesn’t always make sense to have some parties in a house.

First birthday parties are such beautiful occasions. Unlike other birthday parties, they are usually large gatherings and require extra planning and money. Here are eight practical reasons why having a 1st birthday at an alternate location makes sense.

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Disaster at Babies 1st Birthday Party

Birthday cake on the floor, family members show up late, and restaurant over books the room, the birthday child is extra cranky, and the parents have the flu.  First birthdays have become a stressful event for parents with many things they cannot micromanage. The pressure to plan the perfect party with all the trimmings has … Read more

Tips for New Parents Hosting a Kids Party

When you are preparing for your kid’s birthday party, you need to take out time from your busy schedule to plan all the details of your party. There are a lot of things that you must take into consideration when you are organizing for a kids birthday party. Simple things like balloons, streamers, food, and games fit the theme of the party that your designing. Preparation should be done in advance and make sure that everything is in order and ready for the big day. For a kid party, makes sure that you involve the birthday boy or girl in the party planning as much as possible. Young adults love being a part of any celebration that centers on them. In fact, they will be thrilled to help with the theme, guest list, and the other associated party preparations. 

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How Birthday Parties Have Changed Over the Years

Colorful decorations of beloved cartoon characters plastered on the walls, streamers draped across the room, and excited kids are running around the house in anticipation of the balloon entertainer. Around the room are parents huddled in bunches drink afternoon cocktails and chatting about actives that their child is presently participating in school. The mother of the … Read more