First Birthday Party

Get the video camera charged. You won't want to miss a minute of this celebration. Learn how to schedule the party so Baby will be bright-eyed for guests, check out these great gift ideas, plus cake ideas your baby will love to smear all over his face. Happy first birthday, Baby!

First Birthday Keepsakes and Traditions

Creative ideas from CHILD readers who made special mementos and memories with their kids.

Survival Tips for a First Birthday Party

It won't matter to your baby whether you throw a catered party for the neighborhood or just have the grandparents over for pizza. How much you do is up to you -- do only what feels fun and festive, and cut back if you get stressed out. Here are some tips to get you through this event.

Checklist: Planning Baby's First Birthday Party

If your baby's first birthday is fast approaching, consider the following factors when planning the party.

You've Never Seen a Baby This In Love With a Smash Cake

Watch this baby go face first into his smash cake, and then just go nuts over its blue deliciousness.

Banner Birthday Party

A crafty mama took inspiration from a garland of fabric banners for this sweet celebration.

Baby's First Party: 5 Ways to Make It Special

Admit it, this day is more for you than for him. Here are some tips to help make it special for the whole family.

Flying Over the Rainbow Party

Use this rainbow-themed first birthday party guide to plan a colorful event for your little bird!

The Cake Zooey Deschanel Baked for Her Daughter's 1st Birthday Was an #EpicFAIL

"I should have given her a cheesecake," Deschanel lamented.

A Boy and His Boxes Party

The cardboard creations at this bash were a big hit with the birthday boy and his friends.

Look Who's Turning 1

Celebrate this major milestone with an intimate gathering of friends and family.