C1 had his birthday party this weekend and invited a couple of the friends to stay for a sleepover. One of these friends comes from a Creative And Theatrical family, so let’s call him CAT…
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C2 (who is 6), wanted to know why Americans celebrate Independence Day. This is how the conversation went at breakfast on Wednesday.
C2: So why do Americans celebrate the 4th of July?
Me: Because it is the day we declared independence from Great Britain, back in 1776.
C2: What was Great Britain doing in America?
Me: Remember we learnt that during Thanksgiving – the Pilgrims came over on the Mayflower.
C2: Oh yeah, so the Native Americans kicked out the English?
Me: Well, not quite but the American Revolution was a war.
C2: So who won?
Me: The Americans
C2: YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS !!! … Read more
C’s birthday is this week and he turns lucky 8. We celebrated his birthday and Father’s Day all weekend but that doesn’t matter come the actual day, and on the day, C would like balloons and cupcakes and to go out to his favorite burger joint around the corner after school.
I made a cake for him on Saturday and when C was helping me frost (ice) the cake, he said ‘I think we’re one of the only families that make our own cakes’. There is not enough sugar in the world to make that statement any sweeter and I was not going to spoil it by telling him that I have only made him home made cakes for the last 2 years. Now was not the time to confess. So for his actual birthday, I revert to my old ways and am off to the Hummingbird Bakery to get a few cupcakes. Read more