8 party ideas and a tiny hedgehog’s birthday video

Some parents love the opportunity to throw birthday parties for their kids. Others dread the day and would rather convince their children to celebrate in other ways. Chances are, though, that for a few years you’ll be trying to come up with themes, decorations and cake ideas.

Here are some great party planning inspirations for you:

Themed birthday parties

Cool birthday cakes

Birthday cakes

Vintage Minnie Mouse party

Train birthday party

5 ways to celebrate your baby’s first birthday

Party cakes

8 super simple party treats

If you’re still struggling, don’t forget that Pinterest is a treasure trove of party ideas, and that you can share your successes (or failures) with us on Facebook.

And now for an impossibly cute bonus video:

Tiny Birthday for a Tiny Hedgehog via HelloDenizen/YouTube

What do you most struggle with when it comes to party planning?