As a former student, now full-time mom and teacher, our contributor, Michele Anderson, understands the lasting impact teachers have on our children and the momentous meaning graduation day has for everyone. Read her inspirational thoughts on the day everyone "steps up" to a new grade.
Self proclaimed "prom-expert" Chris McCann gives us the inside scoop on how to plan a prom. As a prom "veteran" he's learned what works best and what's just plain overdone. For a chic, sophisticated and senior-worthy celebration be sure to consider his tips when planning prom.
Graduation parties are big milestone celebrations for many reasons. Throughout the years in school a graduate has probably conquered academic, athletic or personal challenges, so they're worthy of a big pat on the back. Make it extra special for them and sum the years of work up with a song or quote
You spent years trying to stand out in the crowd - whether with your academic achievements, athletic skills, performances, artwork, etc. Make sure you reflect your individuality at commencement then! Deck your graduation cap in fun embellishments that reflect your personality and successes.
Decorations for a graduation party are a great way to say congratulations and good luck to the new graduate. When thinking about decorations, remember to keep him or her in mind, whether it is with favorite colors, collections of photographs or personalized centerpieces.Our graduation party decorati...
This is one graduation party game everyone will enjoy. We like the idea of playing this game with famous faces, but could be even more fun if you're able to secure a grad picture from all your expected party guests a few days before the celebration takes place. Read on for tips and game play.
Clipboards might not be as common a sight as they once were, but we love the vintage look these guys offer, especially where graduation parties are concerned. Try getting crafty with a few mini clipboards to create themed decor for your graduate's celebration.
Recycle those literature books you've got on your shelves with this crafty how-to. Books played such a big part of your child's learning experience and this is a festive, inexpensive and easy way to bring the pages to life at your party.
Graduates of all ages - from kindergarten to college - will appreciate this sweet ending to a party celebrating their scholarly achievement. Create a simple, yet statement making dessert bar that's all about strawberry shortcake - the perfect summer dessert!