Parenting, Party Planning

1st Birthday Plannning Advice

When planning a first birthday for your little one, there is a lot to consider. So I thought I would offer some helpful tips to make your day go better. Some of it may sound like common sense, but some of it is easy to overlook when you are caught up in all the planning.… Continue reading 1st Birthday Plannning Advice

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Politics and Business

Unless you have been living in a cave, you have probably witnessed the heated debate over healthcare via news articles, Twitter, and Facebook. The subject got me thinking about how if you are a business owner (including direct consultants) or you have a special interest group that is not political ( i.e. a playgroup), your… Continue reading Politics and Business

Party Planning

Some things to think about before your next party

You have sent the invitations. Everything is set. Then the actual day comes and somehow you have three extra guests. Now what? While you try your best to make sure everything is organized beforehand, this is actually becoming a common trend at birthday parties. Sometimes, people put the event on their calendar, but they forget… Continue reading Some things to think about before your next party

Party Planning

Simple tips for making a child's Birthdate special

This week's party tip is not so much a party tip as a Birthday tip. Make your child's birthday seem extra special by starting a tradition. Some families decorate the child's door for his/her birthday. Others plan a special day trip. In our house, we have a special dinner. The birthday child gets to pick… Continue reading Simple tips for making a child's Birthdate special

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Making new friends as a mom…why does it feel like dating all over again?

If you are a new mom or have just recently moved into a new area and have children, you might be thinking of ways to meet other women like yourself. You may find yourself envisioning this one person as your new bff and that she will have a child or children who will of course… Continue reading Making new friends as a mom…why does it feel like dating all over again?