My boyfriend told us that his family would frequently forget his birthdays or special occasions. Once they even forgot to pick him up from the airport when he came home from study abroad in Japan. I didn’t really believe him that it could be that often or really such special occasions like a birthday. That […]
I remember the year my husband decided to have his family over to celebrate my birthday. He took our son out of his high chair and put him in his walker. Then proceeded to take the gate off the stairs to go down and grab the paper goods. Of course our son followed him all […]
One year my older sisters gave me a fish tank and some fish. It was very sweet, except by the time I received the gift the fish were dead. Lesson learned: don’t put too many tropical fish in a little bowl.
My favorite birthday was not my own. When I was in high school my youngest brother was still quite young. Whether he wanted a clown party or not, I don’t remember, but as an older brother I was to take center stage. How hard could it be to entertain kids seven years old or younger? […]