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  • Entertainment and Activities
    4 Ways to Make Your Child's December Birthday Feel Special
    Merry ChristmaHannaKwanzYear! Most people are caught up in the excitement the holiday season, but for your winter-born child, it's also a time to celebrate a birthday. December birthdays (along with those in November and January!) often get downp...
    Angela Tague
  • New Year's Day Printables
    Time Capsule for Kids
    Try this fun activity with kids every year on their birthday, New Year's Eve, or anytime you want to capture memories! Print out this "questionnaire" for your child to fill in. Then find an empty jar or shoebox to use as your "time capsule,"...
  • Backyard games
    Outdoor Games
    Top 10 Backyard Party Games for All Ages
    Looking for some fun backyard games to play at your next barbecue or family party? Good ol' fashioned group games — from sack races to Cornhole and other toss games — are all the rage these days! So check out our video and list of our favori...
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    Birthdays
    12 Simple Traditions for Your Child's Birthday
    Planning a picture-perfect, creatively-themed, out-of-a-magazine birthday for your child is so last year! The most meaningful and lasting birthday memories can come from simple gestures you repeat each year to make your child feel special. So res...
    Erin Dower
  • Parties Printables
    Birthday Party Planning Checklist
    Planning a birthday party for your child can turn an exciting occasion into a whole lot of stress! Stay on track and plan a stress-free, memorable celebration with this birthday party planning timeline and checklist. ...
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    Tabletop Games
    Top 10 Classic Tabletop and Basement Games for Kids
    Ahh, remember the good old days of playing pool, foosball, and other awesome games in your childhood friend's basement? Visit memory lane and cure your child's cabin fever — and video game addiction — with these 10 classic tabletop and baseme...
    Erin Dower
  • Gifts for Baby
    Best Birthday Gifts
    Top 10 Gifts for Baby's First Birthday
    Find baby gift ideas and toy suggestions to give baby on his first birthday. These first birthday gift ideas are sure to entertain as well as help with development. Mix and Match Caterpillar Price: $32.99Buy on Amazon From Lamaze. This plush cat...
  • Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Find our top picks for the best toys of the year!
    familyeducation editors
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    Birthday Party Themes
    Let's Party! 10 Awesome Birthday Party Theme Ideas
    It's party time! If you are looking for a special way to celebrate your little one's big day, you've come to the right place. Do something a little different with one of these creative theme ideas, and find some great tips from other parents to h...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Technology and Learning
    Best Tablets for Kids
    Looking for the perfect tablet for your technology-loving child? These nifty devices have tons of educational activities, games, books, and more to keep your curious little one busy for hours. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • LEGO iPhone case
    Gifts
    iPod- and iPhone-Related Gifts for Kids
    Looking for a gift for your iPod or iPhone obsessed child? Find the perfect iPhone/iPod case and accessories for kids of all ages, whether you're looking for holiday gifts and stocking stuffers or a graduation or birthday gift for your hard-to-pl...
    Erin Dower
  • Best Birthday Gifts
    Top 10 Birthday Gifts for Teenagers (Ages 14-18)
    */ Does your teenager have a birthday coming up? Do you have no idea what to get him? Take our advice on birthday gifts that are likely to break through the outer layer of nonchalance and win you a grateful smile from your teenage boy or girl. A...
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    College Life
    Top 10 Care Package Items for College Students
    Show your college student that you love and miss her by mailing a care package full of dorm room essentials and comforting treats. Whether it's her birthday, Valentine's Day, finals time, or just because, learn what to send to brighten her day. ...
    Erin Dower
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    Slumber Parties
    Top 10 Sleepover Party Themes
    Slumber parties can be a blast for children of all ages. The next time your child is begging to have a sleepover, make it extra special with one of these fun sleepover themes. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • little girl enjoying birthday gifts and goodie bag
    Party Favors
    Party Favors for Kids
    How many times has your child come home from a birthday party with a goodie bag full of dollar store trinkets that get forgotten about almost immediately? The next time you're planning a birthday, forgo the penny candy and cheap toys and send you...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Sweet 16
    Top 10 Sweet 16 Birthday Gifts
    It's the birthday every girl looks forward to -- her sweet 16th. A special year deserves a special gift, so put some extra thought into your present. To inspire you, we've collected some birthday gift ideas that ought to charm any teenage girl. I...
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
    familyeducation editors
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    Best Birthday Gifts
    Top 10 Birthday Gifts for Young Kids (Ages 6-10)
    Searching for cool birthday gifts for kids? These gift ideas are sure to please. You'll find toys for the budding writer, scientist, artist, or musician. Grab 'em fast! ...