And we're done!
We made it through the week :) No major melt downs or fits had, and the kids did great too ;) One thing that was soon realized this week is that it definitely takes a team spirit to get through such a whirlwind of a week of celebrations--So thankful for my Johns, he's a perfect daddy and wonderful husband:) He not only put on such a fabulous Treasure Hunt and transformed our entire yard into a Pirate wonderland, but he made birthday pancakes for each morning of birthdays too!
The kids are so lucky to have him:)
This week was filled to the brim with last week of school activities for all three, Snack Day Host for all three as well, 9 teacher gifts total and 2 birthday celebrations that we turned into one GIANT Pirate Fiesta!
I LOVE planning parties, doing the decorating, baking the cake, coordinating the food and our outfits, but I was so thankful for John this week helping put our master game plan into action! It's tough to event plan when someone is always needing you, whether it was my 4 month old, my toddler, my still growing into being a big boy, 3 year old, or my now 5 year old--
who was such a superstar this week and shined!!
Ava has the added bonus of shining brighter through being a big sister--which can either go really wrong or really well, and she holds that title fabulously:) She is such a great big sister, and we are each thankful for her and were so excited to give her a day of celebration!
She loved sharing it with another great guy to be a sibling with, our Maximus, who loves any celebration.
Leo embraced the pirate theme and ran with it-remaining dressed and in character well after the party :)
I realized that it's a necessity to hire a babysitter for a party you are hosting as a mommy/daddy of 4. One needed our complete attention at all times yesterday, so we will definitely be
enlisting a helper for the next Berios Bash!
The nature of being a family of 6, 4 of which are newly 5 and under.
Here are some highlights!
|The Cakes! Maximus had the Lost Island, Ava, Buckey the Pirate Ship|
|The blowing out of the candles was post Cannon Ball soaking, thus why the 2 birthday kids are out of costume--|
|The Treasure Map!!|