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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How to Throw a Great Los Angeles Kids’ Party

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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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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The Birthday Gift Dilemma: An Alternate Perspective

We have written before about some of the newly fashionable trends in kids’ birthday party gifting, including collaborative websites that let you pool resources for one great gift, and charitable sites that forgo the classic clutter cascade in lieu of something meaningful. But not all parents are on board with this attempt to upend generations…

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Hug Once. Play All Day.

This Monday, we are putting our money where our hugs are. Bring your child into any one of our Century City, Glendale or Topanga locations, hug your munchkin, and you can unlock the Giggles kingdom all day. Free play. No strings attached. Giggles N’ Hugs is the premiere family restaurant in Los Angeles, and the…

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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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