I have no idea how this happened. We woke up today and the girl was 14. We have spoken to her about these birthday things but she absolutely refuses to listen to us. Each year we try to compel compliance with cake and presents but nothing ever works.
Despite her willful disobedience she did seem to have a great day. Her lunch friends brought in a card for her. Kids she didn’t even know were wishing her a happy birthday. There was quite a #birthdayhaul too. Waterproof headphones for swimming, a digital pen to draw on her iPad, pjs from Mimi, tons of iTunes cash, Christmas cat sweatshirt, donut cake, candy, jerky, clothes, a card from my office, and of course – purple hangers!
I still can’t believe it’s been another year. My Sweet Pea is growing up to be such a strong, confident, smart, and beautiful young lady. I am so proud to be her Dad.