Jo Hartley How much do you consider too much to spend on a child's birthday party? Would $50,000 be too much? It wasn't for a Perth couple celebrating their three-year-old's day of birth.
Livia Gamble Worried there wasn't going to be enough people for the water balloon fight at their son's birthday party a family from Virginia took to Facebook to ask for help.
Lucy Battersby If the thought of a dozen kids running through the house demanding entertainment is overwhelming, join the growing number of families outsourcing parties entirely.
To start the first birthday celebrations off here is a sweet first birthday invitation for your little angel's big day.
Livia Gamble The invites have been sent out, you have an idea of what food to serve but how on earth are you going to entertain a house full of girls for an entire afternoon?
Tim Elliott Parents are spending sums in the thousands of dollars on their children's birthday parties, writes Tim Elliott.
Hundreds of you have shared your birthday cake creations and now you can show us the rest of your party too! From the decorations and party food to the games and party favours – if you threw it we want to see it!
We asked you to share your birthday cake photos, and you sent them in by the dozen.
Have you created a baked masterpiece, or perhaps a kitchen disaster, in an effort to celebrate your child's birthday? Share your photos here and see your name up in lights!
Take a look at these fantastic creations you submitted for the boys.
A creative twist on an old favourite, it's the Very Hungry Caterpillar like you have never seen him before - all decked out on a cake for Amelia's first birthday!
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