When my older son turned 2 in 2013, I was so excited to plan the cutest Sesame Street birthday party the Pinterest world had ever seen. Although my main career is a high school teacher, I've spent the last...
My daughter is turing one next month. I can’t believe a year has passed, and I’m looking forward to celebrating with family and friends. That being said, I’m working and she refuses to sleep - needless to say I...
So my last missive from mommy land was a lamentation of the plight of those of us with summer birthdays, and I entreated the gentle readers to try to spin that situation into a positive for all the summer...
Who says kids get to have all the fun? When you're little, birthdays are just about the best thing ever. You get an entire day devoted to having friends and family shamelessly lavish their attention on you. Add to...
Looking to be the Cool Mom this year for your child’s birthday? Skip the local park gazebo, ditch the tired roller rink, and forget the dreaded cupcakes-at-home route… No, if you want to be the hip parent-on-the-block then you...
Confession time: I’ve always resented people with birthdays during the school year. My birthday is mid-June. As a kid, my family traveled to California by car from Orlando every summer (the story of which should be its own blog entry...
Sometimes traditions feel like you have to entertain everyone else's ideas even if you don't want to, for us, we're not afraid to make plans outside of that box. And sometimes we buckle and end up veering towards the line of tradition....
Living in the Tampa Bay area has its perks - lots of them. The weather is great, we're close to theme parks, and we have our choice of city or country life within a few miles of each other. Between...
I'm still considering if I should write this post, do I really not want to throw her a first birthday party? In between diapers, voice experimenting screams and milking on demand, no, I don't want to plan a birthday party for a...
Yes, there are OTHER things happening in December aside from the holidays. Birthdays, for example, also happen this time of year. Here are a few things we "December Birthdays" would like everyone to know: 1. Sorry about the Christmas wrapping paper....

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