Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Advance Party Preparation

It was the best evening of Harry's life, better than winning Quidditch, or Christmas, or knocking out mountain trolls ... He would never, ever forget tonight.

excerpt from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

To make your child's party memorable and fun, and to make less stress for you, advance preparation is super important.  Recruit help from your spouse and at least one other adult (another parent?).  Older kids or siblings might also enjoy helping.  This section includes information on stuff you'll want to prepare before the party, including:
It also contains lists of stuff to get or make for each of the party activities, including how-tos:
Next Stop:  Invitations