Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Daughter #2 celebrated her birthday today. She got lots of birthday wishes including the grand song sung by everyone in the lunchroom at school today. (I figure that beats a waiter singing at your table. Possibly less embarrassing too.) In our family, the kids get a big party with friends every three years. Maybe after the late-night girls night out (in at our house) tomorrow I'll post some pictures...if I'm not passed out with exhaustion!
Birthdays are a good time to celebrate a person, so I just have to note here what a great person she is. She is my first proof that babies who scream through their first year turn into the most affectionate and caring people. #2 is #5's first choice for a hug when he gets hurt. If someone is upset, she looks for ways to make it better and restore peace. She is a good worker at home and at school and a good friend to all who know her. I feel honored to be her mother...and sad that the years of raising her are already half over! (Though after that first year, the other eight have really flown by!)