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Organising a children’s birthday party will take a lot of planning and preparation. Children aren’t the gentlest critics and you really got to have enough fun and games at the party to make sure they are entertained.
If you really want to succeed with your party just cover these five essentials.
1. Pick A Theme
Children’s parties are the best when you have a central theme. Picking the right theme is usually not even that hard; you can just ask the birthday hero what he or she would want and go with it.
Don’t panic too much about getting it all right, with some great decorative pieces and themed games you are going to be just fine.
2. Simple Decorations
Children like decorations and it is important to have some at your party. Balloons are great and work with a lot of different themes. You can even write and draw your own things on the balloons.
You can also hang some paper flowers around the room or make paper football decorations to place around the room. When you have a theme to your party then searching for decoration ideas online will be simple thing to do.
3. Games To Play
You should also make sure children have enough things to do at the party. This can keep them from getting bored or doing something mischievous. The internet is full of great game ideas for both outdoor and indoor activities.
Infographics: 6 Premature Babies Who Were Seriously…
AHEAD OF THEIR TIME
Physicist (Nobel Prize Winner 1921)
Albert Einstein who developed
the theory of relativity, was born three
weeks early on 14 March 1879 and went
on to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics
in 1921. At his birth, Albert’s mother was
reputedly frightened that her infant’s head
was so large and oddly shaped. His parents
also worried about his intellectual
development as a child due to his
initial language delay and his lack of
fluency until the age of nine.
Born prematurely on Feb 1809
in Shrewsbury, England,
Charles Darwin achieved lasting fame
by convincing the scientific community
that species develop over time from
a common origin. He developed his (more…)
Image by Anna Strumillo
So my best friend in the whole world has fallen pregnant.
She’s always been on about her career or man but now there is a new obsession, babies. Every part of her life has been redirected towards motherhood. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for the change, and she’s positively glowing! In fact, although children really aren’t my thing (yet), I have tried to support her in every way I know best – organising and styling her house.
Imagine my delight when she told me that my key role (other than being elected photographer at the birth) is to baby proof her house. Well, guess what? I aim to take this role seriously and undertake this challenge with style.
So what is there to remember? Well, even though the child isn’t even born yet, they grow at incredible speeds so it’s best to cover most things now.
Firstly, all plug sockets should have the classic guards on. Imagine my delight when I came across Rhoost safety covers. Rhoost also offer corner protectors too which is useful. Okay, they aren’t Versace but they look a little smarter than bog standard ones. What’s more, they only cost around £6-£12 apiece.
Next up were the oilcloth tablecloths and plastic tablecloth range from Wipe Easy. Now these are smart. Easy to wipe down, wash, and they come in a range of patterns. I can really see them being used at dinner and play time. Ranging from £6.99 to £21.99, they aren’t (more…)
Having teenagers in the house can be quite a challenge especially when it comes to tidiness in the house and in their rooms. Here are some tips for both moms and teenagers on how to keep their rooms clean.
When children have developmental problems, parents tend to turn over all stones looking for causes. While social, academic and behavioral issues may be rooted in a variety of sources; a growing body of evidence suggests that sleep disorders could play a major role. Before you throw up your hands in frustration, learn how sleep apnea could be causing problems for your son or daughter.
According to study presented at the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be linked to inadequate sleep. After closely monitoring numerous children, researchers found that subjects who slept less were far more likely to suffer from inattention and so-called excessive excitability. Many of these kids were ultimately diagnosed with ADHT, and researchers believe that shorter sleep durations may have played a role.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity is three times more prevalent than it was 30 years ago. Although many people attribute this to the wide availability of sugary foods; studies have shown that inadequate sleep could play a role. Shorter sleep durations have been shown to promote weight gain, and research indicates that sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, can increase the risk for diabetes in both children and adults.
According to a study published in the International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, students need adequate sleep to perform well in both physical education and mathematics. This research adds to the growing data which suggest that poor sleep may play a factor in declining academic performance throughout the nation. While the wide availability of caffeinated energy drinks has (more…)