I have some weird phobias, and I readily admit it. I am terrified of Tatoo from Fantasy Island and have been since before I can remember. I am also scared to death of mice. However, my son loves mice. I am not sure if he likes them because he likes them or because he is… Continue reading The Mouse and the Mama
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
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
...Or possibly the uninvitable. I was reading Dear Abby about whether or not to invite a school bully (second letter in the column and don't forget to read the comments at the bottom of the page), and that letter got me thinking, not as a party planner but as a parent. Last year, I planned… Continue reading The Uninvited…
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
Ok, so both of my children are afraid of the dark. Really, I am not surprised considering I still have a night-light in my room, but that is mostly attributed to my poor night vision. Anyway, that is a topic for another day. I have night lights for the kids, but my daughter will still… Continue reading Who's afraid of the dark?
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
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?