by By Jonathan Vatner | May 27, 2009

KidWhen employees can bring their children to a company picnic, the turnout increases, but many of those parents don't really get to enjoy themselves. Plan an event-within-an-event, suggests Michael Helmicki, a caterer in Buffalo, N.Y. ( Give all the kids name tags with their parent's name on it, and make sure they are fed before the adults. Hire enough help so the children are adequately supervised, and give them cameras to take pictures of the kids having fun.