04 January 2013

Happy Happy!

First, Happy New Year everyone!  Can you even believe it's 2013? I can't.
Second, Happy Birthday Ezekiel! Can you even believe he's SEVEN?! I can't.
Yesterday was Zeke's birthday and what a day he had.  He wore his new favorite t-shirt and his old favorite long sleeve shirt to school.  At school his birthday was announced over the loud speaker and he got to have a little "celebration" in his classroom.  You see, the kids aren't allowed to bring in food treats and have little parties, but what Zeke's teacher does in lieu of that is she allows a parent to come in and read a book to the class, then the birthday kid can hand out a non-food treat/goody bag type of thing.  The neatest thing is that she gives the option of either reading one of the books already in the classroom, or if you'd like, you can buy a book to donate to the class.  Then, not only does the parent read that book to the class, but you put the birthday kid's picture and name inside the book for future classes to look at.  Pretty cool.  But when I asked Zeke who he'd like to have come in he immediately answered, "Daddy!" so in Daddy went, and some serious fun was had by all (especially since he went in uniform and impressed all the kids by being a soldier).
After school (and after homework) Thomas came over the boys all played.  For dinner we had chicken nuggests per Zeke's request, followed by Zeke's choice of cake (chocolate cupcakes with vanilla frosting).
After cake it was time to open presents.  He got some new Skylanders and a new LEGO Ninjago set to put together.  To say he was SUPER pumped at all he got would be putting it mildly.
A little while later Thomas went home, and the birthday boy got to try out his new Skylanders (it's a video game for those unfamiliar - a very COOL video game).  Then it was time for bed.  As I was putting Zeke into bed he said to me, "I'm going to sleep until 7:30 tomorrow because my birthday made me very tired."  He's such a sweet boy.  A sweet SEVEN (what?!?) year old boy.

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