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Bigger Isn't Always Better: Tips for a Fun and Manageable Birthday Party

Kelly Leahy - Seasons and Celebrations » A Happy Birthday

When did children's birthday parties go from small gatherings of a few friends and relatives to full blown galas? We've seen princess parties for four-year-olds complete with invitations that looked like they could have come from the renaissance, pony rid...
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Of Eggs and Bunnies: Our Favorite Easter Books

Eliza Clark - Seasons and Celebrations » Easter

Just as the leaves are quietly unfurling, and the flowers raising their lovely heads, so Easter is creeping up on us.  It’s a wonderful chance to welcome spring, and celebrate the renewal of the natural world.For small children, Easter is all about the...
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Easter Celebrations with a Difference

Eliza Clark - Seasons and Celebrations » Easter

Children like to have choices—this we know. They are much happier to choose apples or raisins for a snack when they know they have a choice between the two.Adults, it turns out, also like to have choices, and in many areas, we do. When it com...
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Why Does a Rabbit Deliver Easter Eggs? And Other Impossible Questions

Eliza Clark - Seasons and Celebrations » Easter

Young kids are notorious for asking a lot of questions. “Why do we need to breathe?” was a recent inquiry from my daughter. She asked as though breathing was this incredibly burdensome activity I was forcing upon her akin to picking up...
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