Mr. Middle Man Turns Five

Alex shares a birthday with my mom. It would make sense that he doesn’t have a day all his own…seeing as how he is the middle child. So far, though, the kid loves it. He thinks he’s pretty special to be born on grandma’s birthday. And I kind of agree with him.

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He asked for a batman birthday party. Our birthday parties aren’t usually too elaborate. I only invite my parents and sometimes some close cousins if the party falls on the weekend. But I still like to decorate where we eat. I hang balloons and streamers and try my best to make a cake that fits the theme. Some years I do better than others.

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This year I had fun.  I wrapped his presents to look like a cityscape.  And I labeled all of our supper food. We had Bat Broccoli and Joker Juice and Two Face Cookies and Gotham City Garlic Bread. It was a regular Bat Birthday Bonanza.

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011It was a yummy supper with the family to celebrate a great kid.

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Alex loved it. I know he felt super special and he handed out extra hugs which is a huge deal for him. He could take it or leave it when it comes to giving hugs.

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He asked for a Batman video game and he got one.  You know it is true excitement when you can see your uvula.

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So my little man is five. He gets funnier every year. It is hard to believe. I always say that five is the last year of being a baby. Kids start to grow up after that. I am going to enjoy this fifth year with my little buddy.

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