Kids grow up fast, and each of their years is marked with a birthday.
With each birthday, according to modern tradition, comes a birthday party. Usually that means a big bash at a professional party venue that provides decorations, activities, kid-friendly fare, cake and party favors, for a base price of about $200 or $300.
For some parents, though, those kinds of parties are too expensive or just too generic.
How are parents finding ways to add a personal touch to kids’ parties? Read Wednesday’s Family section to find out.