THREE. It feels like it deserves all capital letters. Three years old sounds way too grown-up for my little guy! But here we are. We didn’t have any big party but we spent
Sunday the last week eating cupcakes and opening up every Planes toys under the sun; I sure hope we made Charlie feel loved and celebrated. That’s all that really matters.
We had cupcakes at the beach one night last week to celebrate Meredith’s 6th birthday (which was in June) and Charlie’s 3rd. Then on his actual birthday (Sunday) we had the family over for some fun and food. And presents, of course.
Lots of Planes gifts and we went and saw the Planes Fire and Rescue movie. He is Planes obsessed! But he also got a new stacking train track set, a remote control car, a cute tent, clothes and this scooter. The scooter took a little while to get the hang of it, but I think he will like it.
Or Sammy will claim it as her own.
And more shots of him eating icing. I don’t think he even touches the cupcake.
So that was our low-key celebration for one very special THREE year old boy. And this means the end of the terrible twos. Right?! Just kidding, he woke up yesterday and had a complete meltdown about the cup his milk was in, sooo apparently three isn’t a magical cure for the tantrums :)
Happy birthday sweet Charlie! We love you so much!!!
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The preschool Charlie went to this year did a pretty cute “promotion ceremony” for all of the kids. First there was a little thing in his preschool classroom where we got a book of a bunch of different projects they had completed throughout the year:
Then there was a ceremony in the gym (with lots of singing!). C was fascinated by the girl next to him. Afterwards we tried our luck with some group pictures but didn’t have much luck. Apparently C was sulking. He didn’t want to preschool to end (and neither did I!) He is moving to a different school, much closer to our house, next fall. We’re all a little sad about that because JPP was so good to us!
And just for fun a little first day of school/last day of school picture comparison. He’s changed a lot! Bring on summer!!!
Today was “Muffins with Mom” day at Charlie’s preschool. I took him to school and got to stay and play for a little while. I saw Charlie’s favorite toy at school (a plane, not surprising), heard him sing songs and listen to a story, and of course, had a muffin (which he didn’t eat- no surprise there either!) They had made cute little presents: an angel necklace and this “I love you” canvas. Such a sweet day!
I love that I am five years old in Charlie’s mind. And I’m not sure where the favorite food came from, C has never had a hot dog.
Meanwhile, these two…
they’re just awesome.
And big brother hugs? LOVE.
Ummm, hello? The line is blue. Someone should probably change this diaper.
He’s smiling so sweetly; he didn’t even see the drool coming.
His cheesy grin, she’s falling.
Jelly bean bribery for big brother. And a little sister who really wants in on that.
We are spending so much time outside these days, its awesome. Charlie is in his element, and Sammy is learning to like it a little more.
The tricycle he got for Christmas is still a little bit too big- but those feet that don’t quite reach the pedals and instead scoot around on the ground are pretty cute. He’s so determined!
Puddle jumping! And of course, the froggie rain boots that he wears all. the. time. were nowhere to be found for this activity, when they would actually have been useful! But you can bet he’ll ask to wear them outside (with his pajamas) when the sun is shining.
Meanwhile- here’s Sammy:
Sleeping, watching her brother, eating her hands- that about sums up her typical day :)