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Holidays

Holidays are occasions to cherish with your family. We can help make these times less stressful and more magical with fun tips for making the most out of celebratory events.

Celebrate Summer Birthdays

These 10 adorable ice cream party ideas will make your party a sweet day to remember. ... more
Pinterest makes DIY kids' birthday parties look great, but the reality behind creating them is a little different. Here's what happened when I tried to create a "Star Wars" party for my son. ... more
Hooray! You've made it through the first year! A grand celebration is in order, for both you and your little one. Here are 10 whimsical 1st birthday party ideas that will make it a day to remember. ... more
These 10 fabulously fun indoor birthday party ideas are great rain or shine! ... more
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and North West
Anyone who says stars are just like us has never been to a celeb kid's birthday party. From an actual Ferris wheel to a toy Ferrari, some famous moms and dads spare exactly zero expense when it comes to celebrating their little... more
Throw the most awesome summer bash with these creative birthday party ideas. ... more
GoFundMe campaigns for birthday parties started gaining momentum in 2010 and skyrocketed between 2013 and 2014 ... more
Betty Crocker launches new online birthday resource and shares some of her unique birthday cake ideas with us. ... more
Encourage kids to use their birthday party as a chance to give back to their community ... more
Make dessert the main event with this sweet birthday party idea ... more

Celebration Ideas

Some dads want a new tool for Father's Day, and others want an afternoon to play golf with their buddies. But the one thing every dad loves is a homemade gift from his kids to show him how appreciated he really is, and these 10 awesome... more
18-year-old survivor is marking this Mother's Day with a thank you letter to her mom for all she's done to help her battle childhood cancer. ... more
They're not just for casual noshing anymore: Paper plates form the basis of tons of great Easter crafts. Plus, they're budget friendly—and you likely already have a stack at home! ... more
Despite his fluffy little cotton tail and cute whiskers, so many kids just flat-out don't like the Easter Bunny. Hop into the upcoming holiday with these 15 kinda funny—and seriously adorable—photos of kids who wanted... more
If decorating Easter eggs conjures images of big kitchen messes and disappointing results—this one's for you. It turns out, it's simple as pie to decorate eggs with Sharpie pens—and the result is Pinterest-worthy pretty... more
Covering the kitchen counters with sprinkles and sugar while preparing Valentine's Day goodies is a sweet way to make lasting memories with your children. ... more
These creative homemade valentines are sure to make your heart skip a beat! ... more
I've decided to put an end to the cycle of broken promises and excuses by simply not making these New Year's resolutions. ... more
I haven't been taking enough time to focus on the joys of parenting, and I plan to fix that in the new year. ... more
Even though I complain about the Elf on the Shelf, he has saved me from refereeing candy cane-fueled squabbles a time or two. ... more