More on Birthday Party Etiquette

Last week we dove headlong into the world of birthday party etiquette. This week a new piece caught our eye: a discussion of some things adults should know and do at children’s birthday parties. You know the people we’re talking about: those enormous, hulking ones who tend to congregate awkwardly around the edges of your…

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Your Children’s Birthday Party Questions Answered!

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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Kids’ Birthday Parties on a Budget

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

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!

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

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

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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More Great Los Angeles Birthday Party Ideas

It is a fact of modern times that celebrity kids’ birthday parties are often a bellwether for the rest of the country. As Apple Martin or Suri Cruise goes, so go delighted children everywhere. We like to keep up with these parties, and not just because so many stars love Giggles N’ Hugs. Some of…

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