Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Happy Birthday, Will! You're 2!

Will enjoys his Thomas the Tank Engine cake!
Baby Will turned 2 this weekend, making him less of a baby and more of a full-on toddler.

And while we had a family-focused birthday celebration—instead of a big blow-out bash with all of his daycare peeps—he definitely had some little kid epiphany that somehow, magically, one day can be devoted to you and you alone.

Ian, CC and I had wrapped all of his presents in Elmo and Thomas the Tank Engine wrapping paper. Those are by far his two favorite characters in the world. When we unveiled his Thomas the Tank Engine birthday cake, he got even more excited.

"My Thomas! My Thomas!" he shouted.

Will's Thomas the Tank Engine cake
After we gorged on cake and opened a ton of presents -- more Elmo! more Thomas! with a few soccer balls and Julius Jr. toys thrown in the mix -- we headed over to the Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens.

There we saw gray seals, goats (an L.A. Story fave!), lions and gorillas. It was a full day, and by the end we were exhausted, but our little boy had an unforgettable day -- well, as unforgettable as it can be for a 2-year-old.

Happy birthday, Will! I love you!

Will checks out a goat at the LA Zoo petting zoo.

CC and Will check out the gray seals at the LA Zoo.
Will cuddles with CC for a pic with Ian.


Unknown said...

Happy Birthday! I can't believe it's already been two years. I love following your journey with your kids :) <3

L.A. Story said...

Thanks, Crystal! You're so sweet!


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