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Birthday Parties and Holiday Celebrations

Whether you're planning a birthday party or looking for fun ideas for holiday celebrations, find everything you need to make the days memorable for your whole family.
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  2. Easter (15)
  3. Gift Ideas (13)
  4. Graduation (9)
  5. Halloween (20)

Throw an Inexpensive Party for Kids
The costs of parties can make your budget burn hotter than candles on a cake. Throw an inexpensive party for kids that's fun, memorable and inexpensive.

How much should I spend on kids' birthday party gifts?
Not long after your child makes his first friend, you'll start getting hit with birthday party invitations. Pretty soon, your Saturdays will be booked and you'll be a regular at the toy store buying gifts. But how much is an appropriate amount to spend on birthday gifts?

Host a Great Kids' Party
Make sure all of your guests are happy at your next kids' party. Follow these six quick tips to be a gracious party host kids love.

Plan the Perfect Party for Children of All Ages
Getting bogged down in the details can make you dread party planning. Use these six tips to make sure you're on the right party-planning path.

Host a Snoopy Party
Invite your children's friends over to hang out with Snoopy, Woodstock, Charlie Brown and the gang. Host a Snoopy party that will have all of your party-goers doing the happy dance.

Throw a Party for Mom
The ultimate party guide for mom helps you plan a celebration she won't soon forget. Get help with evrerything from the party food to who you should invite.

New Year's Resolutions for Families
New Year's resolutions don't have to be limited to people who want to lose weight or stop smoking. Families can make resolutions that they can stick to while enjoying even more time together.

Kindergarten Graduation Gifts
It seems like yesterday you sent your child off for his first day of kindergarten. Now he's going to graduate. Get your graduating kindergartener fun and unique gifts from this gift list to celebrate his big day.

Resolutions for Moms
You have enough on your plate. Now you've got to start making those resolutions you'll probably end up breaking. Not with these resolutions for moms.

Preschool Graduation Gifts
Seems like yesterday you were bringing your baby home for the first time. Here he is now about to graduate preschool. Celebrate his first graduation with gifts that he'll always remember.

Turkey Handprint Thanksgiving Art
Make your child's handprint Thanksgiving art you can keep as those tiny hands grow. This Thanksgiving art project helps you create cute turkeys from your child's hands, complete with wiggle eyes, a sun, clouds and grass.

Valentine's Day Activities for Kids
Make Valentine's Day a treat for your kids. Celebrate the day with fun Valentine's Day activities tailored just for them.

St. Patrick's Day Activities
Redefine the term "go green." These St. Patrick's Day activities get your whole family involved in the St. Patrick's Day fun.

Birthday Party Ideas for Grade-Schoolers
Need some inspiration for your child's next birthday? Plan a disaster-free birthday party with ideas that make your job easier and guarantee a day of fun for the kids.

Mother's Day Fun
Mom has done so much for her kids. Make Mother's Day fun for the whole family with facts about the holiday, celebration ideas and even some mom humor she's sure to love.

Creative Birthday Crafts, Activities and Themes
Invitations. Birthday cakes. Activities. Gifts. There are only so many lines on your To-Do list. These in-depth ideas help you prepare everything for your child's special day.

Little Kid Birthday Cakes Gallery
What's a birthday without cake? This birthday cakes photo gallery is great for inspiration for your own child's cake and most have details on how to make the cakes too.

Hold a Children's Block Party
Bring your neighborhood families together for a children's block party. Plan a fun, low-cost event kids will never forget.

Back to School Party
Curb the end of summer blues. Get your kids excited about hitting the classroom with a pencil cake, time capsule project and alphabet games at their own back to school party.

Plan a Fun and Snooze-Worthy Sleepover
There's something special about having your own slumber party. Help make your children's sleepover fun for them and their friends with activities, snacks and downtime.

Best Toys for Kids
Toy shoppping can be overwhelming. There are so many toys to choose from, you don’t really have an idea where to start. Find the best toys for kids, no matter what their interests with a complete gift-giving guide to the best toys.

Graduate Gifts
Graduation day is here! Whether you're hunting for gift ideas for your preschooler, kindergartener, elementary school, middle school, high school or college graduate, use this guide to find age-appropriate gifts that celebrate your child's accomplishment.

Elementary School Graduation Gifts
The end of elementary school marks a big change in your child's life. Whether you're looking for a simple gift to celebrate the occasion or you want to give your child something more elaborate, this list of graduation gifts offers ideas for every type of gift-giver.

Middle School Graduation Gifts
Your child is entering that wonderful time of his life where he's about to say goodbye to little kid school and hello to the high school years. Celebrate his big moment with fun graduation gifts.

Christmas Traditions for Families
Enjoy these 15 Christmas traditions with your family year after year. You'll give your children a lifetime of memories and traditions they can enjoy with their own kids.

How to Keep the Spirit of Santa Alive
Everyone loves Santa Claus. Keep the spirit of Santa Claus alive with these 10 magical tips.

How to Deal with Questions about Santa
If Santa Claus has been visiting your house, there's going to come a time when your kids have questions. Be prepared so you can handle everything Santa related.

Christmas Charities That Help Children
Let your kids help other kids at Christmas. These Christmas charities help children who are less fortunate, ill or affected by dire circumstances beyond their control.

The True Value of Christmas for Families
Through the commercials for the best deals and the competition between friends to out-gift each other, the true value of Christmas is getting lost. Make sure your children understand the real meaning of the season with these five enriching activities for the whole family.

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