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Valentine Fruit Garnish Ideas

So you are planning your child's Valentine's Day party and looking for some fun, easy, and inexpensive ideas? Why not try sprucing up your party with some fruit. To make these easy garnishes, you can use any fruit that would be easy to cut. Any type of melon would be good for this project. Other fruits you could use for this would be a large grapefruit, kiwi, lemon or lime. » Read more

Valentine PB and Js

Having a Valentine's Day party and want to have something available for picky eaters? Try these easy to make kid pleasers, Valentine PB and Js. To make these Valentine PB and Js you need bread dough, pink food coloring, and a heart shaped cookie cutter. » Read more

Heart Shaped Valentine Pizza

Get creative with pizza! Pizza is a favorite for kids so why not make it Valentine themed for your Valentine party?  To make this Valentine pizza you need pizza dough (or regular bread dough), spaghetti sauce, mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni.  » Read more

Healthier Halloween

By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers www.FreshBaby.com Halloween is truly a kid’s holiday –- good friends, creative costumes, event-filled parties –- all with a cool spooky theme -- who could ask for more? Oh yes, one more thing, the treats –- lots of sugary candy treats! » Read more

Fairy Costume

Supplies needed for fairy headband: pink flowers (that are 3D) pink sheer ribbon with wire round headband (halo-like) craft glue scissors » Read more

Easy Holiday Crafts for Kids

The holiday season is a great time to get creative, and it’s even more fun when the kids are involved. Try a few of these simple crafts to get your whole family into the holiday spirit: » Read more

Decorating a Child's Room - 8 Simple Strategies to Make You Both Happy!

by Michael Holland www.kids-rooms-and-crafts.com When it comes to decorating a child's room, your approach should be different from decorating an adult bedroom. That's because a child's bedroom should reflect his or her personality and not yours. » Read more

Birthday Party Ideas for Girls

Thinking of birthday party ideas for girls? Sometimes just two words will do: dress up! You can decide on a single theme like Princesses or Superheroes or gather up a big pile of glamorous goodies for the girls to choose from – let their imaginations run free, and the birthday party will pretty much take care of itself! These birthday party ideas for girls can incorporate some dress up and also “come as you are”, and a good time will be had by all. » Read more

Birthday Party Ideas for Boys

When it comes to birthday party ideas for boys, one obvious choice would be a western theme –what better way to “corral” a group of lively little boys? There are many fun ideas for birthday parties for boys which will keep them busy and entertained. » Read more

A Puppy Party for Kid-Friendly Dogs

by Colleen Pelar, CPDT, CDBC www.LivingwithKidsandDogs.com Hosting a puppy party is a great way to help your new puppy begin enjoying and feeling at ease around kids. Puppies under 5 months old can learn a lot in an easy 30-minute play date. Here are a few tips. » Read more