Tiger designed and created his own birthday cake with a detailed description of how it should look. Ashish and I went to his school (he’s now officially in pre-school as ‘graduated’ from the Toddler Community last Spring) and celebrated his milestone with his friends. He adores his teacher and the assistant. He often tells us how he LOVES his school! He’s working on sounds now and is itching to read like his big brother– all in time. He made mini-pizzas for his entire classroom for his birthday. He was thrilled to go shopping for all the ingredients knowing he would be baking up a storm in the class. For his birthday gift to his classroom, he picked out “Hungry Planet.” This is an great book that I think they’ll be able to incorporate into their classroom geography section.
Tiger is SO annimated! It doesn’t matter if you give him a gift, a hug or show him a grain of rice- He reacts with such delight! He picked to eat dinner at Space Ailiens. He was fine until the aileen made an appearance– it IS rather scary looking in a freakish way. Of course he polished off his cheese pizza with a birthday sundae after playing in the game room.
“How do you suppose we tackle this fire?”
Nishad and his birthday buddy…”cousin” Emma 🙂 I am SO glad we’ve maintained being friends though the years. Not only do I love this family, but it has been such a treat to watch the kids grow-up from the day their were born…at the same hospital. God intended for Andrea (Emma’s Mommy) and I to meet. This I know!
Tiger was SO excited and happy for his big brother!
“Come Get Fired-up with the Chief!”
Dear sweet Nishad, Happy 5th Birthday!
Many More Dreams to come my Love!
Thanks to all that came!
Tiger and I spent some time together waddling around the Twin Cities- looking for some Fall fun! Every year we parade up and down Grand Avenue, going trick or treating, but this year Nishad didn’t want to go. He replied, “I don’t want to go trick or treating…it’s all JUNK that you get.” Well, THAT IS what I tell him about candy. It’s not JUNK FOOD…It’s merely JUNK as it has no nutritional value and therefore it isn’t food. I guess he was REALLY listening. While I was EXTREMELY PROUD of this, I was a little sad. It’s not like we had to eat the JUNK! We could just have fun being together as a family. Alas, it was a Mommy and Tiger day– which worked out great because Tiger and I simply don’t get to spend enough time together, one-on-one. After a very late lunch on Grand avenue, we headed over to Como Zoo’s Halloween Celebration: Zoo Bash! This is always a lot of fun…and it’s a fundraiser for the zoo we’ve come to love and visit so much! There were character penguins this year! Tiger was so excited. One penguin said, “Hey you are my cousin!” So then every time Tiger would see a character penguin or a picture of a penguin in the zoo, he would announce, “There is my cousin!” We even saw some fish…that we thought would be fun to pose with…under the condition that our favorite little penguin didn’t eat them! Happy Halloween!!