Monday, May 28, 2012

Charlie's Birthday!

This weekend we celebrated Charlie's second birthday by having over a few friends.  Lily's new friend Lily and her little brother Spencer joined us, they are from the UK, but have been living in Thailand till recently.  Henry, and his boy Valentine, and Kathy and her boy Tiger, named so because he was born in the year of the Tiger, also helped us celebrate.  Everyone seemed to have a good time and Charlie seemed to really enjoy having some friends to play with even if the four boys didn't really "play" together much.  We kept it simple and ordered pizza for everyone and of course had cake too. 
Charlie got some really great birthday presents, and Lily was only too happy to help him open them.  I don't know how many more years he's going to allow that.  For our big boy we got him a wood train set and a spinning chair complete with hide away cover from Ikea.  He also got several puzzles and a toy steering wheel that makes all the real sounds of a car and even has a little car and road for him to follow in the middle of the wheel.  Since it makes the most noise and lights up it is of course his favorite. 
After the party the kids took a nice long nap and we ended up taking a walk after nap time and having dinner across the street at Yummy House, very appropriately name BTW.  By the time we walked back home the school next to the apartment was wrapping up it's concert with a fireworks finale.  Lily was enthralled with the fireworks display, Charlie less so.  He didn't like the noise but after Daddy covered his ears he decided it wasn't so bad after all.  How many two year olds can say they ended their birthday with a bang, literally!?

I would like to thank everyone who helped make Charlie's birthday so special and for all the birthday wishes.  It was a really wonderful day.  I still can't believe he is two, how did that happen?

1 comment:

  1. My oldest child is 34. How did THAT happen!!!???