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Virtual Birthday Party Ideas for Kids

If your child is bummed their birthday is cancelled to COVID-19, cheer them up with an online shindig at home. These virtual birthday party ideas can help you start planning.
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Parents Either Love or Hate the Fiver Birthday Party Trend

You might irritate your mom friends with the fiver birthday party request for your kid's next shebang – or you could start an awesome trend.
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10 Top Kids’ Party Places in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for great local kids party places for birthdays and more? Check out this roundup of sweet celebration spots in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.
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Best Children’s Party Entertainers in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Here are some stellar children's party entertainers in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas. Find clowns, magicians, princesses and more that come to you!
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Hosting a Joint Kids Birthday Party

Considering a joint kids birthday party? Here's a how-to guide to handling planning, decor, food, location and, of course, cost.

Holiday Party Saran Wrap Ball Game for Families Video

Pep up that family party with the saran wrap ball game! Watch our video on how to turn it into the ultimate stocking stuffer – and find out how it's played.
Scenes from the Detroit Lions Birthday party

Detroit Lions Birthday Party Extravaganza

This Detroit Lions birthday party celebration for a local 10-year-old was a touchdown success, complete with a first-time trip to Ford Field.
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21 Top-Notch Party Planning Tips

Want to make your next party top-notch? Score some simple party planning tips and ideas to help you throw an awesome shebang for your kiddo.
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Slime Party for Kids is a Guaranteed Gross Good Time

This gooey theme is a perfect pick for kids who love all things icky and disgusting. Score ideas on slime party invitations, activities, food and favors.

Dream Scene Parties in Troy Has Dazzling Themes for Kids

Looking for a little pizzazz for your birthday girl's next party? Dream Scene Parties in Troy has a lot to offer – and it hosts some gender-neutral options, too.

No Gifts, Please: How to Prevent Birthday Present Overload

Tired of piles of birthday presents that your kids just forget about? Here are some tips to get more meaningful gifts when "no gifts, please" doesn't work.

Top Reasons to Celebrate Your Child’s Half Birthday

Not sold on the trend of having another party for your kid this year? Here are five reasons to consider throwing a child's half birthday shindig.