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Serve the Right Food at Your Child's Birthday Party: Tips from the Experts in Westchester County, NY

Serve the Right Food at Your Child's Birthday Party: Tips from the Experts in Westchester County, NY

Food at parties seems to be an increasingly challenging issue. Some parents have gone organic, while more kids are diagnosed with allergies and lactose intolerances, and then there is the old-fashioned picky eater. See what advice the experts in Westchester County, NY, had for parents about serving food at children's birthday parties.

Serve the Right Food at Your Child's Birthday Party: Tips from the Experts in Rockland County, NY

Serve the Right Food at Your Child's Birthday Party: Tips from the Experts in Rockland County, NY

Food at parties seems to be an increasingly challenging issue. Some parents have gone organic, while more kids are diagnosed with allergies and lactose intolerances, and then there is the old-fashioned picky eater. See what advice the experts in Rockland County, NY, had for parents about serving food at children's birthday parties.

How to Plan Your Child's Birthday Party: 30 Time-Saving Ideas for the Busy Mom

How to Plan Your Child's Birthday Party: 30 Time-Saving Ideas for the Busy Mom

We spoke to the experts on kids' birthday parties and compiled the best advice for busy parents on how to throw an easy, amazing birthday party for your special girl or boy. Get all the tips you need here, from planning the event to choosing the perfect decorations, food, and party activities.

New Places, New Programs for Kids in Queens - December 2009

New Places, New Programs for Kids in Queens - December 2009

Check out some new additions to Queens catering to kids and families.

Just For Moms: Wear a Smile This Holiday Season

Just For Moms: Wear a Smile This Holiday Season

Columnist Kayla Fioravanti shares some tips on how to look your best while preparing meals and entertaining guests this holiday season - just put a smile on!

Long Island MomBiz: Jennifer Paretta's Simply Re-Gift It

Long Island MomBiz: Jennifer Paretta's Simply Re-Gift It

Read about Jennifer Paretta of Wantagh, Long Island, a stay-at-home mom who started her own eco-friendly business.

New Places, New Programs for Kids in Queens - November 2009

New Places, New Programs for Kids in Queens - November 2009

Check out some of the newest additions to the Queens area that feature programs for kids and families.

Getting the Best Shot

Getting the Best Shot

As a parent, you are always taking pictures of your children. Find out the best tips for great photos of your family. Don't miss the perfect shot of your children's activities, or the family gathering at birthdays, Christmas, Hanukah, or any other holiday or celebration.

Say Cheese!

Say Cheese!

There are great family photographs to be captured in holiday celebrations, pictures you’ll look back on for decades to come. Following these few simple tips can make your pictures even better.

Kids Party Recipe: Sweet Whoopie Pies

Kids Party Recipe: Sweet Whoopie Pies

Learn how to make these fun and sweet treats!

Kids' Slumber Parties - Ideas, Tips, and Guidelines to Make Them Great

Kids' Slumber Parties - Ideas, Tips, and Guidelines to Make Them Great

Check out these tips from Penny Warner, author of "Slumber Parties: 25 Fun-Filled Party Themes," on how to make your child's next slumber party both memorable and fun!

MomBiz Long Island: Kathy Cruthers and the FlipFlopOgram

MomBiz Long Island: Kathy Cruthers and the FlipFlopOgram

Read about Long Island mom Kathy Cruthers and how she began a revolution in gift giving - the FlipFlopOgram.

How to Throw a Great Party for Any Age

How to Throw a Great Party for Any Age

Read these tips we've compiled from the party planning experts on how to throw the perfect party for any age - from your child's first birthday celebration to a teenager's birthday bash.

How to Be a Good Party Guest

How to Be a Good Party Guest

Attending a birthday party is a wonderful way for your child to learn valuable social skills — how to be gracious, responsible, courteous, respectful, organized, and thoughtful. Here are some tips from Faye Rogaski, founder of socialsklz:-), on how to be the perfect guest.

New Places, New Programs on Long Island - May '09

New Places, New Programs on Long Island - May '09

Take a look at some new buzzing programs & places on Long Island...

New Places, New Programs in Rockland - April '09

New Places, New Programs in Rockland - April '09

Check out some new places and programs from Big Apple Circus and Cirque du Soleil to Clausland Mountain Stable to Champion Birthday Parties...

Birthday Parties at Home: Are they Budget-Friendly?

Birthday Parties at Home: Are they Budget-Friendly?

Many parents are reviving the tradition of having parties at home. Does this really stretch your dollar? Or do you end up spending just as much money as you would at a typical birthday party place?

How To Throw an 'Up' Birthday Party for Kids

How To Throw an 'Up' Birthday Party for Kids

If one of your children has a birthday coming up, build a party theme around Disney Pixar’s new movie, 'Up!'

Birthday Parties: Etiquette for Throwing & Going

Birthday Parties: Etiquette for Throwing & Going

Countess Luann deLesseps, star of "The Real Housewives of New York City" & author of "Class with the Countess — How to Live with Elegance & Flair", & Patricia Fitzpatrick, founder & president of The Etiquette School of New York, weigh in on the dos & don’ts of hosting & attending birthday parties.

New Places, New Programs in Rockland

New Places, New Programs in Rockland

Find out about pest control and screamin' birthday parties for kids in Rockland...

New Places, New Programs - Fairfield

New Places, New Programs - Fairfield

What are the New Places and New Programs in Fairfield?

Make Your Child's Birthday Special

Make Your Child's Birthday Special

20 easy, inexpensive, and imaginative touches for your child's birthday.

How to Avoid a Bad Birthday Party

How to Avoid a Bad Birthday Party

Whether it’s an over-stimulated toddler, a jealous party guest or a horrified mom (just look at my couch!), there are many ways to ruin a party. But there are so many ways to throw a great party that you can minimize the horrors. Here are some suggestions to avoid common pitfalls...

Get Straight As On Your Graduation Party

Get Straight As On Your Graduation Party

Hosting a goodbye-to-grades celebration doesn't require a lot of pomp and circumstance. Follow these easy tips to make your graduation celebration a "class" act.

Birthday Party Do’s and Don’ts: A Parent’s Refresher on Party Etiquette

Birthday Party Do’s and Don’ts: A Parent’s Refresher on Party Etiquette

Parties are the spice of life – a time to gather with friends, laugh, talk, play games and enjoy one another’s company. Still, there are some rules of etiquette when it comes to hosting or attending a party that you need to be aware of. Here are some tips for handling common party concerns to make sure you and your child are invited back!




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