Birthday

Buddy’s Paw-fect 5th Birthday! | Life’s Tiny Miracles – Parents Article

The 2nd quarter of the year has been extremely hectic for us. With the daughter’s birthday in April, the hubby and my own birthdays in May, our 20th Wedding Anniversary in mid June followed closely by Buddy’s birthday one week later. I heaved a big sigh of relief when the party celebrations finally drew to a close yesterday. We held a simple birthday celebration in his preschool last Friday with a customised Number 5 pull-apart cupcakes from our fav home-baker,…

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Planning a Fantastic Tween Birthday Party – Parents Article

From catering, to venue to guest list, we share 5 tips and useful contacts for planning a fuss-free, fantastic tween party. Party Highlights So, the inevitable happened.  Our ‘baby girl’ turned one year older and no longer counts getting balloon sculptors and magicians as essentials for her party. In fact, as a tween, she now has more opinions on how she wants to celebrate her birthday. Be it party venue, party theme to choice of food, and guests list etc.,…

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Birthday Party Planning Tips for Multiples – Multiples Illuminated – Parenting Twins Article

Having multiples is a real blessing. However, throwing them a birthday party can be challenging Coordinating all their wishes, making sure they’re all happy, and always checking if everybody’s feeling all right can be quite exhausting and can really take a toll on you, both mentally and physically. Here are some birthday party planning tips on how to throw them a birthday party they’ll never forget while you maintain your sanity. Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash To Theme or…

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Hello again – Foster Parents Article

Hey hey, I decided to spend the month of May focusing on sharing from our fostering experiences on Instagram. May was Foster Care Awareness Month and I joined a group of ladies posting something everyday. So if you want to see a bit more into the depth of our journey, read the last months posts and give me a follow! 🙂 Also I have been writing out the details of my journey with Endometriosis and a glimpse into my surgery,…

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My Girls At 5 – Twinderelmo – Parenting Twins Article

Today my girls turn 5. I can’t quite believe I am writing that as life just keeps flying by, as cliché as that sounds. We woke up at the crack of dawn on a scorching hot June morning to make our way to the hospital to meet our daughters. You could tell it was going to be a scorcher as we drove, I remember the heat off the fields as we drove on the quiet roads. Each 7th June since…

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The twins are 2! – Foster Parents Article

February came n went pretty quickly! We got a few road-trips in, which was so fun again! I just wanted to quick recap with a few fun pictures and some from the ‘BIG TWO’ birthday party. I wish you could see their birthday shirts I got them. I was so happy with the way they quickly handled my personalized order. Here is an idea of what they looked like, with their name n age of course. I also asked that…

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Best. Week. Ever. – Parenting Twins Article

I’m being slightly generous with defining the past week…it’s actually closing in on about 10 days now…but I’m going to give myself a pass on that little transgression. What a glorious last few days!!! It started with the girls’ 9th BIRTHDAY last Friday.  WOW!!!  We had all our traditional birthday fun… …French toast with homemade strawberry syrup.…lunch with the girls at school.…goodies (ice cream cups this year) with their classmates.…Mommy picking them up after school.…shrimp scampi and MOLTEN LAVA PUDDING…

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Create personalised themed party invitations fast and simple – Multiples and More – Parenting Twins Article

I’ve always been a little bit adventurous when it comes to party invitations and such. I’m an aspiring crafter, and was always that person who spent the extra time to make her own valentines or get my friends to make t-shirts for our fundraisers. Unfortunately, as I got older I got a little bit busier. With kids and a career, I really don’t have time or patience to sit down with scissors and glitter. I have even less patience for…

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