Happy Birthday, Grandson

Mali turns one in a couple hours. MK had a party to celebrate today. It was not the way I have done first birthday parties, and there are things I could complain about or criticize. Or I could share all the positives I saw today.

  • Our extended family turned out; not only Mali’s grandparents, but also GB’s grandparents, my friends, my daughter-in-law,  my granddaughter, and MK’s new friends with their babies. MK and her friends go for walks with their babies four or five times a week. They have play dates, help each other out, and all take good care of their kids. 
  • MK was grateful for each person who came. Things went wrong and she recovered and moved on.
  • GB was close to losing it. I made her official photographer and she was able to focus herself and did a great job.
  • All the kids had a great time and none of them wanted to leave.
  • The child who had dirty underwear, but had lost her poop, wasn’t even mine.
  • My grandson had a great time!

5 thoughts on “Happy Birthday, Grandson

  1. Great list of positives! I'm going to have to remember the photographer idea; I think it's just the solution for one of my kids who often falls apart during parties. Missing poop that didn't belong to one of your kids? Now that's worth celebrating!

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