A Memorable Birthday Party at Swensen’s

The sun was shining especially early this morning. I pulled up the blinds and I could feel the gentle heat of the sun greeting me in a special way on this special day. It was Edison’s 6th birthday. I had a familiar feeling – the same feeling I always had on my birthday. The anxiety of gathering our friends and loved ones, the laughter around the table, the excitement in…

Edison’s 6th Birthday Party

For the past three years, we celebrated Little Edison’s birthday with family members in a restaurant. I also bought cakes, party packs and goodie bags to his kindergarten to have a small-scale celebration with his teachers and classmates. This year, I thought of doing something different. And something extra special. When I broached the subject of a birthday party, V’s response was “Aren’t we going to celebrate it the same…

Edison’s 5th Birthday Party at School

Two weeks ago, we held a birthday party for Little Edison at his school. Initially, I was very tempted to forgo his birthday celebration in school this year as we just came back from Hong Kong. Works were piling-up in the office, and we were running short of time for the preparation. In summary, no mood + no time. But deep down, I know that my son loves celebrating his…