Tips on Hosting a First Birthday Party for Your Second Child

I remember flipping through my childhood photo album and noticing that I had far less birthday pictures than my older sister. My mother jokingly said, “things happen when the second child comes along” and that’s when I vowed to...

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How to Host a Party for Kids with Food Allergies

As the mom to a daughter with food allergies, I’m especially sensitive to planning birthday parties that are allergy-friendly. While I do think that the onus of the child’s safety is primarily on the allergic child’s parents, there are...

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A Paris-Themed Birthday Party for a 1-year-old

(Photo by Kelly Lorenz Imagery) Planning a first birthday party felt like a lot of pressure. I had certainly done a good job of building it up in my mind. After all, we not only survived this first year of...

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Decorating Children’s Birthday Cakes, Cupcakes, & Cake Pops (It’s Easier Than You Think!)

Having children has taught me to never say never. Before I had children, I attended my best friend’s child’s first birthday party. She made a three-dimensional duck cake and I said to her, “I will never do this. I will...

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First Birthday Party: A Cautionary Tale

My eldest daughter's first birthday party had all the pomp and circumstance of a royal wedding officiated by Jesus himself. Our guest list included more than 100 people. We had a bounce house. We had a professional smash cake. We...

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Cupcake-Themed Birthday Party Ideas

A perfect party theme idea is cupcake decorating. At Bird’s Party, we’ve put together a few simple tips for your child’s party. These ideas are perfect for boys and girls of all age groups. 1. Cupcake decorating is the perfect...

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Printable Birthday Party Decorations

Party printables and DIY printable invitations offer the perfect solution saving parents both time and money. At Bird’s Party we have countless templates with countless themes offering all you need to instantly pull together a fabulous party for any...

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Planning Baby’s Candy Land 1st Birthday

In the realm of party planning, 1st birthdays can be an overwhelming occasion. For some, the thought of having a party for a baby who won't remember anything seems pointless. For others, celebrating that one-year milestone is just another...

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Birthday Party-Planning Tips from a First-Time Dad

Like most parents, I was looking forward to my son's 1st birthday. My wife and I had gone back and forth about theme, size of party, food, and everything else. About 90 days out we became overwhelmed with the...

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Party Recipe: Personalized Ice Cream Cone Cookies

These cookies are a welcome addition to any birthday party and are the perfect party favor. Customize the colors to coordinate with the party’s décor. Keep in mind that the cookies must be prepared in advance because 6–8 hours...

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