Birthday Party Planning
By Christine Gauvreau, About.com Guide
Birthday Planning by Age
Wondering whether your 7 year olds have outgrown princesses and pirates? Baffled by what toddlers actually do at a 2nd birthday bash? Whether you're planning a baby's first birthday or a teenager's 18th, start here for theme ideas, etiquette expectations, party activities and other guidance.
Party Planning 101
Get organized, and stay organized. Communicate clearly with vendors. Write a timeline and stick to it. Follow those and other tips for a birthday party that runs smoothly.
Do It Yourself
The world is a do-it-yourself place today, and birthday parties are no exception. Whether you want to add handmade touches to personalize your child's big day or are trying to save money, visit the resources below for step-by-step tutorials and inspiration.