Posts Tagged ‘birthday’
What does a 10 year old do for her birthday? Eat bugs and make a sock puppet!
My little girl turned 10 this week. Her requests were simple: A trip to the lake and a chocolate covered ant. Rainy weather and a mixup at the candy shop meant she got neither. But we still had a good time! First on the agenda: Take her dad to a children’s museum. Discovery Science Place…Read More
Farewell 28. Now I’m 29!
First in line to wish me a happy birthday this year: Progressive Auto Insurance. Thank you Progressive for programming your automated system to acknowledge my special day! Yep, I recently had a birthday. I guess that would make it Unfair Mom’s birthday too. … Do alter-egos share birthdays with their original beings? Anyhow, 29 is…Read More
Make crafty pillow cases with sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol
I LOVE doing crafts at my daughter’s birthday parties! And since her 8th birthday was going to be her first slumber party, I thought something with a “sleep” theme would be appropriate. Each guest got to make his or her own personalized pillow case!Read More
Make your own pull-string pinata
Beating the stuffing out of a goofy looking pinata can be the highlight of a party! But to some, this practice is cruel and pointless destruction. My daughter falls in the second category. She was heartbroken to see her friends tear apart the colorful little donkey she so carefully picked for her sixth birthday. Now…Read More
How do you get a group of 6 year olds to sit still? — I have no idea! For my daughter’s six year old birthday party, I rounded up some supervising adults and let the children have at it with swords and magic wands to slay and poof away the dreaded Bubbles of Clean! Sword…Read More
My 28th Birthday
I just had a very nice 28th birthday … I hope there are many more good birthdays to come! It started out as a normal day. My daughter went to school, my boyfriend went to work, and I played hooky from work. (Don’t get me wrong. I love my job! But I have been having…Read More
Toss the tail to the tiger
For my 25th birthday, my best friend and I made our own “pin the tail on the donkey” game out of paper, crayons, and tape. It was SO much fun! A few weeks later, when my daughter turned 5, she wanted to do the same. The game did not meet her expectations. … She loved…Read More