But before Sadie Bear turns the big o-n-e, Aiden turns five in five days! FIVE!! Besides his superhero birthday party, I'll be conjuring some pretty awesome things for him for his birthday next week. Our baby is five! So to start off my what I will now call my "high five for Friday" series ... I've round up five goodies that are on Aiden's birthday wish list (okay, maybe it's more of a gift guide for us, ha!). We try to keep it simple for birthdays & try to go overboard with gestures (because who doesn't like to feel special on their birthday?!) rather than presents. That's what grandparents are for right? & those crazies always spoil our babies.
Aiden's not a big video gamer, but my MIL bought him Lego Batman 2 for PS3 recently & it surprised us how fast he picked it up and he definitely enjoys playing the game. We obviously limit the time he plays but I do think that it teaches him patience (lots & lots of patience), some reading skills (we're working on sounding out letters to make words) & I love seeing his face when his reaches small victories. I loved to read when I was a kid & I remember my mom always getting us books as part of our gift. I'm so happy that Aiden loves to read to & can "get lost" in stories. His most recent "thing" is writing stories about dad & mom being super heros that save children - which all sounds pretty accurate, lol. How perfect are these Choose Your Own Adventure books?! I think they'll be a hit! Aiden is a big baseball fan. He loves to play with Daddy-o in the basement when the weather's crappy out & on the front yard when the sun is shinning. We haven't be able to find a league where he could join just yet, but he's itching to play. So naturally, we'll take him to his first Jay's game in the new few weeks! Woot! The new bike will come from Lolo (good ol' grandpa), the new bike always comes from Lolo. Lol. Board games are big in our family. Monopoly needs to be part of the collection!
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