When Kids’ Birthdays Overlap with Holidays

It is a familiar dilemma for children and parents alike: What to do when kids’ birthday parties overlap with major holidays? At least one community of social workers seems to have reached a consensus: Keep your child’s day special if at all possible: “Even in the midst of all the craziness of the holidays, stop and make…

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Raising the Bar On Children’s Birthday Party Food

This recent HuffPo article caught our eye. Written by a mom who makes no apologies for her healthful choices, the piece deftly describes just how outsized and sugary our expectations have gotten when it comes to children’s birthday parties: I’m not against cake. Or cupcakes. But I’m not interested in teaching my children that we…

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Planning a Children’s Birthday Party with Allergies

Children’s allergies have been on the rise for some time, and parents of younger children are continually discovering how difficult it can be to navigate a world of allergy-sensitive kids’ birthday parties. This recent article lays the issue bare, noting how meaningful it can be for children with food allergies to join in the fun…

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PSA: Keep Bears Out of Your Kids’ Birthday Parties

They say truth is stranger than fiction, yet Florida remains one of the few places to demonstrate this fact on a daily basis. Case in point: This alarming news report about an actual bear that crashed a toddler’s backyard birthday party. The video speaks for itself: Here at Giggles N’ Hugs, we are relieved to…

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Check Out the Best Children’s Birthday Parties in Los Angeles

Options. Sometimes they are a welcome addition to your planning process. Other times they are an albatross. Here at Giggles Birthday Party Central, we get it. That’s why we offer just a few simple ways to make your child’s birthday party one-of-a-kind. Our package options include a couple of tiers and a few ways to…

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Have You Seen These Amazing Children’s Birthday Cakes?

We’ll admit it. We’re suckers for a great children’s birthday party. There’s so much joy in every detail of throwing the perfect event, from crafting the tiniest treat to the mounting the grandest production. Which is why we tend to collect the best examples of kids’ party chic from around the Web. We consider it…

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Get the Most Out Your Kid’s Birthday Party

Kids’ birthday parties have come a long way since the days of sheet cakes and pointy hats. Today it has become practically obligatory to throw in a theme and make that party truly personal. With this in mind, we have created a quick primer on a few popular birthday themes, and how you can accomplish…

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Not All Los Angeles Kids Birthday Party Venues Are Created Equal

Let’s talk about kids birthday party venues in Los Angeles. For many parents, choosing the right venue can mean the difference between spending a cluttered and chaotic day at home and enjoying a clean, pleasurable event in a great locale. But how can you find the right combination of space, amenities, food and flexibility? Read…

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6 Tips for Los Angeles Birthday Parties

Let’s face it: Los Angeles birthday parties have entered an arms race. What began a generation ago with backyard streamers and rented entertainment (one clown is plenty!) has now graduated into an opulent frenzy to source acrobats, balloon artisans and label musicians. Here’s the good news: you don’t need to spend a few months’ salary…

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