his Melissa and Doug birthday cake set. He set up the candles, and we practiced singing "Happy Birthday" to Caleb. Then we sang "Happy Birthday" to Ben. Then we sang "Happy Birthday" to Mommy.
Can you sense the intensity in his face? Birthdays are serious business around here. You only have one shot every year to get it right, and practice makes perfect.
We practiced serving the cake, eating the cake, and praising the deliciousness of the cake. I felt confident that we were ready for the real thing. And you know what? We were. It was probably the best day in my son's life so far. He glowed. What could be better than celebrating another year with few Thomas enthusiasts? . . . Exactly. Nothing could possibly top this. I'll share more on his little get-together (he got to have three friends over because he is now three years old), but here's a taste of the fun:
No, I didn't make this. Pretty amazing, huh? I'm signing off after a long day of enjoying my oldest. May all your tracks be to great destinations.