Creative Kid Birthday Cake Ideas

Written by Mike Dougherty "Grandpa Mike"

A Creative Dream Come True

A hush falls overrepparttar room as you bring out your child's birthday cake.

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Kid Birthday Cake Ideas

Let your imagination run wild when you plan your child's birthday cake because just about anything is possible. Here are just a few ideas.

Princess Birthday Cake

Spaceship Birthday Cake

Skate Cake

Butterfly Cake

Ladybug Cake

Hot Dogs and French Fries Cake

Volcano Cake

Bug Mountain Cake

Lego Cake

Madeline's Hat Cake

Princess Castle Cake

Time Management for Stay at Home Parents

Written by Stephanie Foster

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The first thing to think about are your goals. What do you need to get done each day and what do you want to get done?

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