Sunday, November 11, 2012

11/11/12 Belated Birthday

It was late, but finally, Katrina's birthday party happened today, on Sunday Nov. 11th. The great part was splitting the party with her longtime friend Dylan, at Sky High Sports, the trampoline place. This is by far the best place to have birthday parties!

As kids get older, lives diverge....Dylan is far, far more athletic and would have nothing at all to do with the "little kids" area (for 8 and under), where Katrina and her 2 friends ended up spending all their time. But 2 friends proved to be a perfect number of kids. Both Dylan and Katrina invited 4 friends each, for a total of 10 kids, but the difference between the two kids' schools really showed here.

Most of Katrina's invitees had classes on Sunday morning; but Dylan goes to a more diverse school and had less trouble finding friends without prior commitments on Sunday morning (though Dylan and his siblings lead very rich lives themselves, unlike Katrina!)

Katrina was so excited about her party, and picked out a dress that she's never worn before. Of course it's a hand-me-down, do I ever buy her lovely dresses?! No!

She also chose heavy knit brown tights to wear under this light summer floral dress! I hear some moms are bugged by stuff like this; I think it's hilarious, I love it. Look how absolutely lovely and happy my beautiful, fantastic, funny daughter is!

Since so many of her friends couldn't attend, I ended up filling the spots with brothers.

The trampoline place is a fantastic way to wear out little boys though. It's phenomenal how mellow they all are afterward!

It was a terrific party for all. I spent much more time yakking with Moms than jumping, as I'd planned for, but given how my last visit to this place ended (hobbling out with a cane after my trick back tricked out....owch), this was probably just as well.

I'm really sold on "smaller" parties for kids -- two to four friends is really the way to go. This was total fun -- thank you Dylan, and Dylan's Mom!



MamaB said...

Thank you! After blowing it with Dylan's bday last year, he got a party before his bday.

MommaWriter said...

That dress looks mighty familiar! And the tights too, actually. They do, in fact, have a matching sweater dress!

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