Category: Birthday

Birthday party smackdown: big parties vs. small parties

After last year’s huge birthday bash for our daughter, I swore that we were finished with big birthday parties. I don’t know what pushed me over the edge, whether it was the prep work, the money, the 50-odd people in the venue or the… Continue Reading “Birthday party smackdown: big parties vs. small parties”

Weekly wrap-up: Playmobil + birthday fun + photo day at dance

SUNDAY I shared a fun selfie with my mom and sis from cosmic bowling in Halifax. It was decidedly un-cosmic, which was disappointing since we’d worn black and white with the hopes it would look really cool, but we had a great time. Sweaty… Continue Reading “Weekly wrap-up: Playmobil + birthday fun + photo day at dance”

Picky kids try gluten-free and lactose-free products

Disclosure: These products were sent to me for review, but all opinions (and tastes) belong to my picky family.   *** I recently wrote an article on kids with food allergies and sensitivities, and how it’s a good idea to go-to gluten-free and lactose-free foods… Continue Reading “Picky kids try gluten-free and lactose-free products”

I hate buying presents for birthday parties

When we got four invitations within two days, I knew it was coming. I could feel its sticky icing-fingered clutches: birthday party season. Parties are a great way to entertain — and wear out — your kids on the weekend, and sometimes there’s a… Continue Reading “I hate buying presents for birthday parties”

I hate buying birthday presents for my kids to take to parties, and here’s why …

When we got four invitations within two days, I knew it was coming. I could feel its sticky icing-fingered clutches: birthday party season. Parties are a great way to entertain — and wear out — your kids on the weekend, and sometimes there’s a… Continue Reading “I hate buying birthday presents for my kids to take to parties, and here’s why …”