The birthday festivities began the weekend before last when Justin's parents came for a little visit. They brought gifts for Jax and took us all to eat at the mall. Jax loves going the mall, because he almost always gets to ride the carousel and get dessert, especially when grandparents are involved. Jax is a Buzz Lightyear fanatic, so of course he had to have a Toy Story theme for his 3rd Birthday Party. My cousin came from Mississippi and brought a cake that she made him. It was so cute!
Jax loved it! He was a pro at blowing out his candles. I think this was the first year that his big brother didn't help him blow out the candles.
Oh, I love this happy kid. He absolutely keeps me on my toes and exhausts me every single day, but I love him to pieces.
Lots of friends and family came to celebrate with us at the park. The picture below is of Jax, Nolan (a little boy I keep during the week), and of course big brother Sawyer. They love Nolan like he is their little brother.
The little brother of our family had a blast at his party! He is so ready to meet his little sister and talks about her all the time. When we were planning his party he said, "When Mia comes home I want her to come to my party and eat cake with me." I told him that when Mia comes home we will have a party and we will most certainly eat some cake.
The other day when I was cooking dinner he came up to me and said, "I don't want to call my sister Mia, I want to call her MiMi." He is so silly, but I have no doubt that he will be a great big brother. Of course he will probably 4 or even 5 by the time she comes home, but I am sure it will go by fast. The last 3 years have flown by; that's for sure.
Monday, Jax's actual birthday, Justin and I took him to Build-A- Bear at the mall. Of course he had to choose a Buzz Lightyear costume for his new friend.
Like I said, we can't go to the mall without a carousel ride or dessert. So, Jaxon took his bear that he named Bear Lightyear on a little ride. He kept turning around to ask, "are you having fun, Bear?"
He shared green ice cream with marshmallows (tastes as gross as it sounds) with his daddy. Today I sent cupcakes to Jaxon's class. If all of that wasn't enough, we will be celebrating once more with my side of the family. My parents and little brother are coming to visit for the weekend and taking the boys camping Friday night. They are so excited!
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