Thanks for bearing with me on the spring break posts. It was such a great week in so many ways. I learned so much about myself and my children.
Tomorrow is the big day! My first little babe turns seven and it feels like a big one. We have had so many firsts this year and so many growing pains and new teeth and really reading and writing. It’s been a little like a rebirth in a way. He’s all of a sudden become a little man. In honour of the enormity of this big birthday, there are many, many little activities underway for tomorrow and for the party on Saturday so I thought I would share them bit by bit.
I recently learned about the birthday ring tradition. It seemed like something that would work for our family birthdays and a great way to build on our Christmas advent wreath tradition. There is a lovely post explaining it here.
I found the ring, the candle inserts, the vase, the picture holders, and the sailboat at ape2zebra. Although if you google “birthday ring” all kinds of sources come up. I like the idea of a vase to put seasonal plants from the garden. These miniature hyacinths seemed to fit the bill for this spring birthday perfectly. You’ll see why I included a sailboat soon.
And the drawing was done by oh-so-talented daddy. It was nice to incorporate some of his creative output too.