DIY Backyard Obstacle Course for a Birthday Party!

DIY Backyard Obstacle Course

A few years back, my son had a fire truck themed birthday party. It was a total blast, and one of the best parts of the whole party was a DIY Backyard Fireman Obstacle Training Course that I set up. I’ve gotten a lot of questions about the details of how I made that obstacle course, so I thought I’d share all the tips and tricks I learned when making an obstacle course for kids! […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Kids Birthday Party Theme

I consider myself somewhat of an expert in the field of children’s party planning. After all, I’ve got three kids, ages 9, 7, and 5. If you add it all up, that means that I have planned no less than 21 birthday parties for my kids. Whew! […]

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Horsing Around: The Perfect Horse Themed Birthday Party!

Horse Birthday Party

My daughter is obsessed with horses. Thank goodness we live in the city and she isn’t begging us for a horse of her own, although I’m sort of surprised that hasn’t actually stopped her! This year for her birthday party, she chose her theme, and not surprisingly, it was horses. Below are some photos of just how I incorporated a horse theme

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Promote Good Behavior with a Puff Ball Jar!

Puff Ball Reward System

I recently implemented a system that focuses more on rewarding good behavior than punishing bad behavior, and despite my skepticism, I found it to be quite effective! Keep reading below to see how you can give your kids’ behavior a fresh start in 2019! […]

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Host a Nutcracker Themed Party!

Nutcracker Party

Every December, it’s become an annual tradition for my family to see a performance of The Nutcracker. My kids love it, and I look forward to it every year. We’ve seen different shows and different versions, but it is always magical just the same! Today I’m featuring ideas on how to throw a festive and easy Nutcracker holiday or birthday party for kids! […]

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A Fin-tastic Shark Birthday Party!

Shark Party

My son recently turned five, and for the past couple of years, he’s requested party themes that all have one thing in common—wheels! He has been obsessed with cars of every kind. You can imagine my surprise and delight this year when he requested a birthday theme in the opposite direction—SHARKS! […]

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