Posts in category "active birthday parties for kids"

Have kid's birthday parties gotten out of hand? Here are some tips.

Have kid's birthday parties gotten out of hand?  Here are some tips.
Kids’ birthday parties are very mentally-consuming for moms.  Most moms hope they plant a seed-o-fun and it grows into an unforgettable memory.   As a mother of three and Owner of POW! Kids, I think  kid’s birthday parties have gotten out of hand.  I sympathize with the moms that call my kid’s business with a... Read more »

My Kid’s Jedi Training Birthday Party: Will George Lucas come after me?

The masks really added a great touch.  The girls loved them!
We all know that George Lucas protects the STAR WARS franchise like a mamma bear with its cubs.  His efforts are justified. But I found myself worried about violating the trademark issues when I was creating a Jedi Training STAR WARS theme party for my 5 year old.  First of all, I wanted his STAR WARS themed birthday to be active.  I didn’t want to rent a place for an open play and just buy STAR WARS plates and call it a day.  Not to mention, I didn’t want to spend more than a $200.   My son and I wanted the kids to really role-play and participate in a training session that makes them feel powerful, agile and of course exhausted at the end.  So I did my party at my business POW! Kids in the West Loop. Although we offer a lot of cool things for kids, we had never done a STAR WARS thing...