From the absurd to the ludicrous, so much from Alice in Wonderland can be incorporated into your child's birthday party.
You can choose the food, the friends, the venue and the decorations - but no matter how much effort you put into planning your child’s birthday party, the one thing that you cannot control is the weather.
It’s a big day for your little one, but don’t sweat the small stuff – follow this step-by-step guide for a party that’s big on fun, small on spend.
Go and grab a coffee. Get your nails done. Why make the next two hours awkward?
The party guests were there on the double.
It’s time to lose the shame!
It pains me to say I have created a rod for my own back. We have three children, aged 7 through 18 months and we have always, every single year, had a party to celebrate the day of their birth.
One mum thinks so.
"It starts young," she said.
One from the "kill your enemies with kindness" school of thought.
Growing up, there was always one thing that made my birthday parties different from my friends'. Not the perfectly executed birthday cakes or the elaborate goodie bags (even though these details were always spot on!), but it was part of the party that was always missing: I never opened gifts during the celebration.
Birthday parties will never be the same.
When goody bags incite children to greed, then it's time to rethink.