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    Nine Year Old Girl’s Cat Birthday Party

    by Heather Bock My daughter is OBSESSED with cats. In fact, all three of my kids are. Whenever we’re driving around town, all eyes are peeled for the sight of a feline. When any are spotted, loud squeals fill the car (and my ears) accompanied by, “A cat, a cat, a cat!!!” with the others yelling, “Where?! Where?! Where?!” We own two young cats, Ninja and Marigold, and they are a real distraction to homeschool, let me tell you. The darlings are often to be found cradled in the arms of my children, or stuffing themselves into a box way too small for them: Therefore, when it was time to…

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    Astronaut Space Birthday Party

    by Heather Bock JP wants to be an astronaut when he grows up. I’m using it to my advantage because I said it’s really difficult to become an astronaut–you have to work hard in school and have the best grades to reach that level. He actually put a lot of effort in on his schoolwork for at least a week or two for the motivation of becoming an astronaut alone. A week or two is better than nothing, right? Of course, for his sixth birthday, he wanted to have an astronaut party, and although I wasn’t as inspired by this one as I have been by others, I was happy…

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    Football Birthday Party

    by Heather Bock Poor Mr. C. He loves football and would probably enjoy playing it, but not only does he not have the right body type for a football player, but he also has a mother who does not plan to sign him up for that sport anytime soon. I’d like to protect that brain of his, thank you very much. He is welcome to watch it, though! Because he enjoys watching it so much, he chose football as the theme for his tenth birthday party. It didn’t hurt that his birthday falls on Superbowl weekend! Ticket invitations were sent out a few weeks before the event. I felt bad…