Humor by Mark Bazer
More kids may be born during the spring than any other time of year. It's also possible more kids are born during the fall. We really don't know, but we do know it's important to have a "news peg." And many kids (maybe even in the hundreds) do celebrate their birthdays around this time. If you have one of those lucky kids and are looking for a new way to celebrate his/her birthday, here are some ideas!
The Make Someone Else's
Kids today get everything they want. Treats are handed out daily. The result: The thrill of the
The Inflate One of
Kids love to jump around on those big inflatable things. But do they have any idea of what it takes to fill them with air? Do they even know there's air inside of them? Inspire your birthday boy's/girl's curiosity -- and get a cheaper rate -- by holding a party during the setup period for another child's birthday party. Each kid at the party will get a chance to help inflate an inflatable -- old-school-style, by breathing into it. If your child has enough strength in his/her lungs left, he/she can blow out the candles on a cake after!
The Entrust Your Child With a Man With Minimal Soccer Coaching Experience, No Experience With Large Groups of Children and a 45-Minute Rental of an
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Let's be honest: Most little kids put up with birthday parties so at the end they can get the goodie bag full of cheap candy and toys (both usually made from the same ingredients).
The Taio Cruz "Dynamite"
Dance parties for kids have become quite popular in this age of easy-to-make mixes. Some parents play songs they like, others play "kids music." Both ultimately leave the kids unfulfilled. The inexplicable truth is that today's kids ages 4 to 8 only want to listen to one song: "Dynamite" by Taio Cruz. So, clear out the furniture in the living room, put Taio's classic on a loop, leave the room and let your birthday boy/girl and friends "put their hands up in the air sometimes and say 'Ayo'" for the next three and half hours.
Too often kids' birthday parties are focused on kid-oriented activities at the expense of preparing your little ones for the real world. So, why not try an
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(Mark Bazer is a writer living a few blocks away from Chicago. He also hosts "The Interview Show," a Chicago-based talk show available at
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