|Strategizing before the next round of battle.|
|Setting off model rockets.|
I think I've said it before, we don't really have "friend" parties until the 13th. My children are blessed with cousins who they consider to be their best friends and some of those cousins come to their birthday with their Aunts/Uncles who are their Godparents. We love those times with cousins and they are special. So the 13th rite of passage is a big "friend" party. Patrick chose an airsoft war and this group of guys is great. Everyone gets along and plays fair. As a party favor, we made little model rockets and shot them off (unfortunately, not everyone got theirs back!).
I love this photo of Patrick from his extended family party. He looks so grown up in this photo. His Nana gave him "socks" for his birthday. That tickled his funny bone. Of course, there was a lovely gift card tucked inside.
Happy 13th, Patrick! We love you so much and hope you have a blessed year!