We had Ryan’s birthday party on Friday evening of his actual birthday. He had said for a long time he wanted a party at Edinborough, so we decided to combine family with friends and just do one bash. (Even though the late April weather was gorgeous that evening…inside of Edinborough we were.)
All of Ryan’s favorite and most important people were there, including the two Grandmas and Grandpas, cousins Brady and Brynn, and friends Sophia, Emily, Luke, Jack and Ryan H.
The cake? Star Wars. The scene where Darth Vader battles Luke Skywalker in the lava.
And since Sam had a pinata, Ryan really wanted one too. He picked out a transformers pinata, which was completely destroyed by the two boys within minutes. They broke the pinata in the privacy of their own home the next day.
Really can’t believe we have a seven year old amongst us. I remember when he was born, thinking about a child at age seven was UNimaginable. There was no way a newborn could EVER be a seven year old. And yet…
For the record- things that Ryan likes at age 7:
- Star Wars
- Magic Tree House chapter books
- physical activity, such as running around (shouting), climbing, exploring
- hanging out/helping out with older babies and toddlers
- playing with Sam/fighting with Sam