A baby's first birthday may be celebrated with a large party with lots of friends and family, or a small event. Either way make it a time of excitement and happiness with these tips.
The day has arrived, quicker than you could ever imagine, your baby's first birthday! You want to make this first celebration of life fun, significant and memorable for both your little one and your guests, but how? We suspect you still find it challenging to shower and dress by noon, let alone plan an elaborate complicated party.
The clock drags through pregnancy. It creeps and crawls through the period of total helplessness when you are constantly occupied by newborn needs. It actually comes to a complete stand still on long, sleep-deprived mornings.
Parents are often looking for a healthy alternative to the standard, sugary, preservative-filled birthday cake for their baby's introduction to the wonderful traditions of birthdays. We've heard from parents looking for ways to buy an egg-free cake, to those seeking recipes for "healthy" cakes.
It's hard to believe that this is the 12th month and your child, now a highly individual person, was a tiny, helpless infant only one year ago. Many developments have taken place, but many more are yet to come!
A baby's first birthday is a memorable event filled with fun and joy for family and friends. The growth and development of a young child happens so fast, so take special thought and planning for such a major event to make it memorable for years to come.