Topanga Birthday Party Ideas

We’ve done Martha Stewart, What to Expect, even Silicon Valley. Now here’s a nice list of great birthday party ideas from the folks who have been at this longer than any of them: PBS. Of they’re themed to some of the most august programming on the kids’ side of the network, including Curious George, Thomas…

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More Fun Birthday Party Themes

Another week, another influx of great ideas for your child’s Los Angeles birthday party. In our ongoing effort to scour the Web for cake-building and treat-crafting genius, we have come across this listicle with a few winners in the bunch. Our favorite: The Teddy Bear Bash, in which everyone brings a stuffed friend, and everyone…

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How To Plan a Fifth Birthday Party

Turning five is a milestone. For many of these kids, it is their last birthday party before heading off to kindergarten, which means it’s one of the last times they can host a bash for all their preschool buddies. Five-year-olds don’t need a lot of prompting to do what they do best – run around,…

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Not All Celebrities Spend a Fortune on Kids’ Birthday Parties in LA

Crazy news travels faster than regular news. This is true in life and especially on the Internet, where an insane story will always outpace just another day in the life. Case in point: the unbelievably opulent parties some celebrities throw for their kids in Los Angeles, which invariably drown out all the quiet and quotidian…

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Great Kids Birthday Party Ideas

We love posting these from time to time – clever and innovative kids’ birthday party themes for our LA friends. The usual stand-bys are represented, of course – your pirates and princesses. But clicking deeper into the slide show reveals a few treasures like this one: The Read Me A Story party theme, which comes…

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Why Hygiene Counts at Los Angeles Birthday Party Places

It is a sad but true cliché that some indoor play spaces tend to be just a little lax on their cleaning protocols. Highly trafficked areas such as these tend to be heavily inundated by germs and pathogens, espcially given all the chaos that brings children into every nook and cranny of their play structures….

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When Children’s Birthday Parties Inspire

Living and breathing kids’ birthday parties means occasionally running across a story that reminds us all just how special these days can be. Case in point: this moving piece about a Michigan boy with ASD whose parents built a Facebook page for his birthday party. The story quickly became a national media obsession, resulting in…

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Further Ranting on Allergies at Birthday Parties

This piece in the Huffington Post may well be what the kids today call “trolling,” namely intentionally provocative content designed to bait people into responding. Then again, it may well resonate with some parents. The thesis is simple – that forgoing all those allergy-sensitive foods just so that every child at a given party can…

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How to Defeat Children’s Birthday Party Dread

Another week, another harrowing first-person account of throwing a birthday party for a young child. This recent article describes the particular agony of planning for twenty or more small children: The thought of having 15-plus children running around my home for two hours is enough to fill me with dread. Gary is an only child….

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