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12 Simple Traditions for Your Child's Birthday

by Erin Dower

Planning a picture-perfect, creatively-themed, out-of-a-magazine birthday for your child is so last year! The most meaningful and lasting birthday memories can come from simple gestures you repeat each year to make your child feel special. So resist the urge to go overboard and try one or two of these easy birthday traditions for your child. We promise she'll be thrilled!

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Give Her a Balloon "Wake-up Call"


When it's time for the birthday kid to rise and shine, stand over her bed and shower her with a laundry basket full of (non-helium) balloons and pieces of curled ribbon. Or, scatter balloons in her room after she has fallen asleep the night before so she wakes up to a sea of color. What a happy way to start the day!

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