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Nailed It! Spas for Kids for Birthdays & Every Day

For that special day or a special treat, here’s where the kids (and maybe even you) can get pampered!

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Fabulous Fall Birthday Themes You Can Totally Pull Off

Got an upcoming party to plan? Say hello to these awesome autumn-themed ideas perfect for the crisp weather ahead.

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30+ Top Birthday Party Trends for 2021

From virtual party guests to outdoor camping themes, these are the top trends of 2021(so far).

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How to Host Your Own Mini-Olympics at Home

At-home javelin and a DIY podium? It’s easier than you think.

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Simple Ideas for a Hip Picnic Party

Buzz-worthy decor, watermelon sticks, and fresh game ideas. Discover how to make your picnic party fun with minimal hassle.

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21 Ways to Host an Outdoor Movie Night

We have plenty of inspiration for your cinematic soirée, from decor ideas to irresistible snack options

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12 Incredibly Easy Tie-Dye Crafts for Kids

The classic groovy pattern is back! Check out these easy projects and get started.

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38 Festive Crafts to Make This 4th of July

Want to know the secret to an awesome Independence Day? Here’s a hint—it doesn’t always have to involve fireworks.

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17 Activities That Double as Birthday Party Favors

This is a genius parenting hack we can get behind.

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20 Fantastic Party Favors Kids Will Actually Use

Forget the Dollar Store dash. With these ideas, you’ll be giving your party guests cool gifts they’ll actually enjoy.

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31 Ideas to Help You Throw an Epic Pool Party

Our list of creative decor, festive snacks, activities and more will basically plan the party for you (you’re welcome!).

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Wheel Bring the Fun! Mobile Birthday Parties That Come to You

Mobile birthday parties that make planning a cinch? That’s how we roll.

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Top 21 Kids Birthday Party Venues in the Bay Area

Whether you are looking for a space-themed soiree or a pizza cooking celebration, these 21 options are guaranteed to make your little one’s birthday party the place to be.

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The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Out Your Kids’ Room

We have the step-by-step guide for you!

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Stay Cool: NYC Winter Birthday Party Spots for Kids

Who says those spring and summer babies have all the fun? Here’s where to host a sizzling celebration when it’s cold outside!

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So Long, 2020! 28 Virtual Events to Ring in the New Year with Your Kids

Get out the streamers, set up your balloon drop and dress in all your bling—there’s tons of kid-friendly events happening for New Year’s Eve!

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New Year’s Eve Celebrations the Whole Family Will Love

From a ceremonial bell ringing to parties that celebrate at noon, we’ve got loads of options to welcome in the new decade.

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Countdown to 2021! The Ultimate New Year’s Activities for Families

Who’s ready for a brand new year? Break out the noisemakers because the party is ramping up!

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14 Fun Crafts to Help You Celebrate Hanukkah

There’s more fun to the Festival of Lights than a little “Dreidel, Dreidel.” These crafts will keep your little artists busy.

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44 Life-Changing Hacks to Save Your Holiday Season

These clever ideas will take the stress out of the anticipation, prep, and list-checking of the holidays.

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10 Healthy Alternatives to Cake for Baby’s 1st Birthday

Not crazy for cake? Here are 10 great alternatives to birthday cake to make your child’s first birthday extra sweet.

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6 Socially Distant Birthday Party Ideas in Atlanta

Pandemic-scale birthdays can still pack some serious sizzle with these Atlanta-area vendors on your side.

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11 Virtual Birthday Party Ideas for LA Kids

Online parties with our favorite children’s entertainers, a Zoom call with Milo the Unicorn and more unforgettable ways to celebrate during the shutdown.

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13 Surprising Ways to Repurpose Old Toys

Don’t toss out that rusty tricycle just yet—we’ve got great ideas on how to turn your old things into something awesome and new.

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Celebrate! Celebrate! Best Birthday Venues for Every Age & Stage

From one year through the teen years, we’ve got the best Portland birthday venues for all the ages and stages of your child’s life.

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5 Spotless Reasons Why Rubber Gloves Should Be Every Parent’s BFF

Photo: Keiko Zoll
Most people laugh when they see me come to the door wearing bright yellow (or sometimes purple) rubber gloves. I walk around the house wearing them too. I don them for obvious things like washing dishes—but if…

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LA’s Best Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Events

From “Noon Year’s Eve” at Kidspace to a dance party at the LA Zoo, 13 awesome ways to celebrate!

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17 Cool Games to Heat Up Your Winter Birthday Bash

We’ve got tons of birthday game ideas for every age and stage to help make your indoor birthday party memorable.

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Party Tricks: The Best Birthday Venues in Marin

These places offer the whole birthday package—set-up, décor, and specialized themes—which means pure fun for them and (hooray!) no stress for you.

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Top Spots for All Kinds of Birthday Treats

From extravagant cupcakes to gluten-free sheet cakes, here are the tastiest local options for sweet tooth-satisfying birthday treats.

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Under Cover: Indoor Birthday Party Spots for Toddlers

You don’t need no stinkin’ playground! Have a blast inside at these festive spots!

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The DMV’s Coolest Places to Throw a Baby Shower

From the grand (Nats stadium, anyone?) to an intimate restaurant room, you won’t want a shower at one of these local destinations to end.

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25 Parenting Hacks You Need in Your Life

Even superheroes need help sometimes. These tricks are the perfect shortcuts for parents.

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Why Pennsylvania Makes an Awesome Road Trip (and 4 Places You Must Stop)

Our birthday girl wanted to meet her favorite Sesame Street Characters. Instead of the typical party theme, we booked a Sesame Place® soiree. Little did we know this family road trip would have a surprise twist.

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