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Your Children’s Birthday Party Questions Answered!

Sean Richards 10/16/14

It is time once again to dive into our grab bag and look for simple answers to common questions. It may not surprise you to learn that parents come up with these by the hundreds: everything from gifts to guest lists continue to provide grist for parents in the blogosphere, and we are always happy…

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How to Throw a Great Los Angeles Kids’ Party

Sean Richards 10/16/14

It is widely known that kids’ parties are often considerably more fun for the child than the parent. The reasons aren’t always what you think. Yes, noise and chaos play a role, as does the general overwhelm one feels when faced with many dozen guests of varying ages. But this list catalogs some of the…

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Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness This Wednesday!

Sean Richards 10/14/14

Most of us know someone who has been touched by breast cancer, personally or through the experience of a loved one. A number of great charities have coalesced around National Breast Cancer Awareness Day, which is coming up on Wednesday, October 22. Here at Giggles, we’re always happy to do our small part in spreading…

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Kids’ Birthday Parties on a Budget

Sean Richards 10/09/14

Here’s the thing about kids’ birthday parties in Los Angeles: they are rife with hidden costs. If you’re hosting the shindig in your own home, you’re on the hook for catering, supplies, entertainers, food, favors and cleanup. Some enterprising parents may even have to shell out for parking passes or valet assistance. It is, in…

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The Perfect Fourth Birthday Party in Los Angeles

Sean Richards 10/09/14

Here at Giggles N’ Hugs, we know that kids’ birthday parties are always an adventure. One of the most challenging parts of the process is nailing down what is age appropriate in a given year, especially if you’re juggling multiple kids with multiple preferences. Fear not. This post is just the latest in our series…

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Third Birthday Party Tips and More!

Sean Richards 09/23/14

One of the terrifying and wonderful things about being a parent is how fast everything seems to change. One minute you think you’ve got this bedtime thing down, and the next they’re out of the crib and running rampant through your life. The same holds for children’s birthday parties: what worked at age two is…

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Los Angeles Birthday Parties for Little Ones

Sean Richards 09/08/14

We live in a time and a place where birthday party options are rich and plentiful. Here in LA, there are plenty of parks, restaurants, indoor playspaces, and amusement parks all within just a few miles. So how can you choose the best venue for your little one’s party? Ask the kid. Here at Giggles…

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Fun Birthday Ideas for Your Child

Sean Richards 09/08/14

There are as many birthday ideas for your child as there are hobbies on the planet. We all know this, and yet the search continues apace for that one stroke of inspiration that will make your party an All Time Favorite. Probably this is why you clicked on this post: few feelings are more satisfying…

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Giggles N’ Hugs Named a Favorite Stock

Sean Richards 08/22/14

Some of you may know that Giggles N’ Hugs is a publicly traded company. We moved quickly into this space because of a groundswell of support, and because of glowing press mentions in a number of media outlets. Families and caregivers who enter our kid-friendly restaurants are often blown away; many ask about investing on…

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