Troy turned 7 back in March. We did a minecraft birthday for him. It will probably be the last home birthday we do for a while. It was a lot of work and clean up. He had a blast which is most important. We had to do a quick switcheroo with the date for weather purposes but it all worked out.
Mine craft spider
Living room decorations
Creeper face chad did with paper plates
Creeper toss game we played
Making minecraft perler bead key chains. That was a huge hit with most the boys.
40ft obstacle course
The birthday boy
My amateur version of a creeper face cake. It tasted good and that's all that matters
17 years ago I was just a baby myself some would say. Senior in high school with the world at my finger tips. Most of my friends were deciding on whether they wanted to go to this college or that college. Some where even contemplating the military. Most were elbow deep in college applications and Prom dress shopping. I on the otherhand had other decisions to make.... Like did I want a Winnie the Pooh nursery set or a Precious Memories one. Mom was not a title I thought I would have at 18 but it's one I got on April 6,1997. She was 6 weeks early and 5 lbs/8 oz when she graced us with her presence on that Sunday afternoon. It was a long labor that had started on a Friday. Her first year of life was filled with a couple hospital visits for RSV and respiratory MRSA and chicken pox by the time she was 9 mos old. And the years to follow have been happy and stressful all together. She has taught me a lot about what being a mother is. I just hope one day she understands the choices I've made and why I did what I did to make us happy. Happy 17th Emily Caitlin!!