Happy 6th Birthday, Emma Grace!
Henry turned three in December and put a check mark next to one of the required rites of passage for children: getting a first bicycle. We gave it to him on his actual birthday and let him tool around for a bit ahead of his party on the weekend. Continue reading
Last year Emma had a race car party because, you know, every sweet four year-old girl loves cars, right? This year she opted for more traditional girly-fare and had a princess party. So, on the day of the grand event, several dozen kids arrived fully decked out in various princess outfits. Continue reading
We had a visit from Marla’s parents during which we celebrated Estelle’s Leap Day birthday. You’ll find some pictures from a princess party Emma attended as well as a our first plays with the magical Wii. Continue reading
My father happened to be in town for my birthday this year so the whole clan went out for a fancy fondue dinner at the new Melting Pot in San Clemente. The kids behaved well and really enjoyed themselves… even more so when the chocolate fondue came out for desert! Continue reading
Today is Emma’s fifth birthday. She started celebrating yesterday with a trip to Disneyland for some face painting. A new bicycle and a dinner out with her friend Alicia capped off the day today. Continue reading
It doesn’t seem like that long ago that we brought Henry home from the hospital, premature and frighteningly small. Today he turns two and is a happy and well-rounded child. Happy birthday, my boy! Continue reading
The unquestioned hit of this birthday party was the cotton candy. All of the kids gorged themselves on the brightly-colored treat. Afterward, their veins coursing with sugar, the children burned themselves out on the playground. Continue reading
Marla quietly had a birthday in August. Emma and Henry helped me make a cake early in the morning. (How much they helped vs. how much they ate is a matter up for debate.) We ended the day at Disneyland with some spectacular fireworks. Continue reading
Emma turned four today and what a fine four year-old she is, if I don’t say so myself.
For months now she’s been growing more and more excited at the thought of her birthday party. When queried about the theme she had only one answer.