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Trend Watch: Gift Registries for Kids' Birthday Parties

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Gift registries have been a part of baby showers and wedding showers for years -- newlyweds and first-time parents would probably shudder at the thought of not having one -- but the concept has recently taken off in a whole new field: kids' birthday parties. It's already being fiercely debated among parents, with some slamming it as greedy and... Read more

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! A New Book On the Way

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How do you wish a happy birthday to a legend? That's right, today is the 111th birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Theodor Seuss Geisel... or, as millions of children and parents around the world know him better, Dr. Seuss. With dozens of iconic titles and page-to-screen adaptations, Dr. Seuss is one of the most prolific -- and quotable... Read more

Top 3 Simple (and Fun!) Birthday Gifts for Kids at Every Age

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It’s that time of year again, when the e-Vites and pastel-colored envelopes start arriving weekly – birthday party season. If you’re thinking, “Yay! How fun!” you obviously haven’t been to as many kids’ birthday parties as I have. Listen, I like small-talk with fellow preschool parents and garishly colored sheet cake as much as the... Read more

4 Crafty, Cool DIY Ideas to Celebrate Baby’s First Year

Photo: Mercedes R. DonisPhoto: Mercedes R. Donis
It was one year ago this week that I discovered I was pregnant.  Now, my almost five-month-old twins are laughing, smiling,  reaching and rolling over.  What they say is true -- the time flies by! The first month in particular is a complete blur. But I’ve found some ways to document my babies’ first year... Read more

Birthday Spotlight: Sophia’s Pretty Princess Party

Photos: Simply Sophia, Photography / The BumpPhotos: Simply Sophia, Photography / The Bump
The only thing better than a great birthday party, is a great birthday party with an even greater story behind it! Meet Sophia -- she was born over 11 weeks early, weighed only three pounds, and spent six weeks in the NICU fighting for her life. As a thank you to the medical team who... Read more

Cute Baby of the Day: Head First for Cake!

Photo Courtesy of Shannon Rensing / The BumpPhoto Courtesy of Shannon Rensing / The Bump
You do not want to get in the way of this little guy and his cake! While we wouldn't mind snacking on a slice of that deliciously sweet confection, it looks like the cake was made just for baby. So enjoy, cutie! We want to hear from you! Tweet us @TheBump using #TBcutebaby... Read more