ARTICLES RELATING TO BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Is it fair to request that guests abstain from sex before and after attending a child's first birthday party? This mom thought so

2019-07-08 13:45

There's nothing like weird party rules to test a friendship - and while we expect a few understandable ones to be enforced at a child's first birthday party, some people just take things a little too far.

Are South African parents ready for fiver parties?

2019-05-29 11:19

Instead of spending money on expensive gifts with all the birthday parties happening every weekend, more and more American parents are getting on board with the fiver party. It's simple: moms request that each attendee gives $5 (a “fiver”) to the birthday boy or girl as their gift, and everyone wins. We're wondering, could this take off in SA?

Kids can’t hand out party invitations at school? Fair? Or are we being a little too sensitive?

2019-04-16 13:42

A school in Sydney just made the news for putting a policy in place banning learners from handing out invitations at school in order to protect the feelings of those who aren't invited. In many schools in South Africa, that is already common practice. Fair? Or are we being a little too sensitive?

Mom uses pizza to mark her baby’s monthly growth – and it’s the cutest thing you’ll see today!

2019-02-22 12:17

This mom found a cheesy way to celebrate her baby’s growth (and it's not the #cheesechallenge).

IN PICS: Ntando Duma’s daughter celebrates first birthday in pink birthday bash

2018-08-13 10:25

Ntando Duma’s daughter Sbahle Mzizi recently celebrated her first birthday in a star-studded pink themed party.

Chris Brown spends almost R400k on his daughter’s fourth birthday party

2018-05-30 12:48

Chris and Nia decided to put their differences aside and throw one unified birthday bash for their only daughter.

WATCH: How to make unicorn cupcakes!

2017-11-02 13:23

Kids love birthday parties and they absolutely love unicorns. So we thought we'd combine the two and make a video to show you how to make the perfect unicorn cupcakes!

WATCH #ParentingHacks: How to make Oreo Pops!

2017-10-05 08:41

A quick video on how to make Oreo pops: the perfect treat for a themed birthday party.

WATCH: These moms are all of us when it comes to planning parties

2017-10-03 11:44

The Breakwomb moms put together this hilarious video on exactly what caffeine does to and for us when it comes to planning a party, and we just can’t stop laughing.

 

Are South African parents ready for fiver parties? It’s a “definite thumbs up”

2019-06-25 14:56

Fiver parties are ones where children don't bring expensive gifts, but instead, a small amount of cash for the birthday girl or boy, decided on by the parents before the big bash. Could it take off in SA? Parents respond...

Banning kids from handing out party invitations to protect classmates’ feelings? Readers respond: "Golly, it won't be long before children are so protected, schools are banned"

2019-04-19 21:49

Should we ban kids from handing out party invitations at school? Our readers responded, after a school in Sydney went viral for doing just that: "Golly, it won't be long before children are so protected, schools are banned."

Gail Mabalane's open letter to her son for his 1st birthday

2019-03-01 10:58

Local celeb mom Gail Mabalane shares precious memories every mom can relate to.

Latest birthday craze: 3D jelly cakes! This creative mom is slaying these crafted confections

2019-02-13 12:09

A Sydney-based mom is showcasing the incredible beauty of a popular South-East Asian cake practice, and they're unlike any cake you've ever seen.

18 eco-friendly kids party ideas for the coolest parents on the block

2018-08-06 12:23

Go big while keeping your carbon footprint small – why you should be hosting eco-friendly birthday parties for your kids.

IN PICS: 5 celeb kids who’ve had epic birthday parties

2017-11-16 15:39

There really is no party like a celeb kids’ party!

WATCH: How to make frilly fondant flowers fit for a princess party!

2017-10-27 16:04

We put together a video to show you how easy it can be to make gorgeous cake decorations using fondant. Watch us make roses, daisies and carnations for the perfect floral-themed cupcakes!

WATCH #ParentingHacks: How to make decadent monster mousse!

2017-10-11 12:45

Make these delicious chocolate mousse cups with this 3-ingredient recipe, and top it off with the simplest and easiest ghostly decoration for the perfect Halloween-themed birthday bash!

Taking the pain out of birthday party planning

2017-10-03 13:03

Your hassle free guide to the perfect birthday celebration.

How to throw a PAW Patrol party

2017-07-17 09:26

Super cute ideas for putting together a memorable PAW Patrol party for your little one.

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