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12 Simple Traditions for Your Child's Birthday

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birthday cupcakes decorated

Let Her Decorate Her Cake


We all aspire to try the fancy cake designs we see on Pinterest, but the truth is most kids are happy as pie with a simple dessert. Try this: buy or make your child's favorite kind of cake, and provide all sorts of fun fixin's — candy, frosting, sprinkles, small toys, ribbons, and bows. Let your child go nuts decorating it however she pleases. It's sure to be original!

Next: Dress in His Favorite Color

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