Post Tagged with: "kid’s birthday party ideas"

The Kid’s Birthday Party Planning Existential Crisis
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The Kid’s Birthday Party Planning Existential Crisis

Two weeks ago, I stood in the middle of a madhouse. Kids in electric-orange socks, like a too-bright dystopian fantasy, sprinted past me in every direction. What was missing was the heavy arm of an unseen totalitarian regime. Only, it wasn’t exactly missing. I stood there, sneakers off, firmly in […]

And The Children, They Partied
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And The Children, They Partied

There was a gaggle of them — buddies from her preschool, pals from her sister’s 2nd grade class & their younger siblings, and one adorable little lady from dance. Together they helped Mouse have one of the best afternoons ever. There was splashing in the kiddie pool, fun at the […]

The Cake Boss Can Rest Easy Tonight
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The Cake Boss Can Rest Easy Tonight

We are throwing a very loosely-conceived castle party for the Mouse in a few weekends.  This wickedly cool wizard castle moonbounce will be inflated in our backyard, pb&j sandwiches will be cut into the shapes of crowns, and the birthday cake will be a 3-tiered castle with steeples, windows, and […]

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Kids Birthday Party Idea: The Science Experiment Party

The Bear turned 7 in early March. [before you ask…yes, I forgot to press publish on this post 2 months ago.  it happens.  moving on…] We celebrated her seven-ness by throwing a kid’s party.  The 1st ever.  Not in the history of all things, just in our timeline.  It had […]

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Watch This: Lloyd Miller (of The Deedle Deedle Dees) Sings Happy Birthday To My Kids (and Yours)

Ya gotta love the way Lloyd Miller of the Brooklyn-based social studies rock band The Deedle Deedle Dees uses You Tube.  There’s a casual air to most of the videos on his Sing Along With Lloyd channel and his latest videological endeavor is no different in tone. Miller’s “Happy Birthday” […]

A Parade of Sweets
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A Parade of Sweets

The Bear turned into a 6-year old yesterday. The celebration began on Saturday and continued through last night.  What struck me funny about the way we ushered in the 6th year of her life, more than anything, was that it included an ungodly parade of sweets. On Saturday, at the […]

Kid’s Birthday Party Ideas
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Kid’s Birthday Party Ideas

It’s beyond strange that I’ve penned an article about the best out-of-the-home kid’s birthday party ideas. Why?  Because I have 2 young kids and between ’em I’ve planned 8 parties, and not a single one took place outside the home. Oh, it’s not for lack of effort. Every single B-Day […]

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