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March 2017 Guide to Family Events in Nashville

Looking for things to do as a family or with the kids this month? Our guide to March — a list of family events happenings in and around Nashville for the month — is here! Don’t forget to click on the links to see if registration or tickets are required. And, as always, if you know […]

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For the Love, RSVP to the Birthday Party Already!

Ahem. I’ll try to say this nicely: Why on earth did so many people stop RSVPing to birthday parties?! Some of you are nodding in agreement or shouting AMEN at your screens. You understand that parties take much planning and money, so it’s important to know how many people to expect. Furthermore, it’s an act of […]

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5 Tips for a Banging Birthday Party on a Budget

A couple years ago, a well-known site conducted a voluntary poll asking parents how much they spent on their child’s first birthday party. The answer might surprise you. The overwhelming majority said more than $500. If you’re ramping up for your little one’s first birthday (or any other birthday, really!), and want to avoid that kind of price […]

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Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids

When I started planning my youngest’s first birthday, there was one thing I knew I didn’t want to add to our home—more toys! I saw a poem suggesting a book instead of a card, but I specifically (really) did not want toys, so I tweaked it to politely request for books as a gift. And let’s face it—the […]

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The Food Allergy Mom’s Nemesis : Birthday Cake (and a list of Nashville-area food allergy friendly bakeries)

The first time we took my son to a birthday party for one of his friends, when everybody started singing and the birthday boy was getting ready to blow out the candles, I was by the door in near panic mode and planning the quickest escape route. My son had been diagnosed with a peanut […]

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