She's my first-born, logical, realistic thinker who loves doing school workbooks and having structure, yet has the messiest room known to man. (Probably 'cause her mom likes to think she can keep an organized house, but she can't.)
She weighed in at 7 lbs., 15 oz. five years ago today, and we were in love from the moment we knew she was growing inside of me.
She loves her little brother to pieces, and she loves to talk about her littlest brother who is waiting for her in Heaven.
We have never had a birthday party for Danae where she could invite other children...until today.
It began with "apple bobbling", as Danae kept calling it...
...continued by with some outdoor play and a pinata...
...then on to lunch and cupcake decorating. Yeah, you read that right. I didn't realize how insane I am until we had 10 kids sitting at my kitchen table with icing and sprinkles.
All-in-all, a very fun day for all of the kids and for Danae, which was the goal of it all. Despite my lack of detailed organization, we pulled it off with the help of the other adults that stuck around to
Next up: naptime, followed by figuring out where the last 5 years went and loving on the little girl who makes us smile every day. :o)