we celebrated with games and frosted cake and presents in a smallish family gathering. note to future self: do the cake first, or little em will race lickety-split through the docket till we reach the part where he gets to eat cake.
little em's favorites at age six: -franklin books -legos -rolling out play dough pies -his nine year old brother -anything under the general heading of baked goods -sprinklers -bikes and slides and tire swings -peanut butter cups -pillows -coloring at the library's kid-sized tables
when i think back on our past year together, it makes me want to take a nap. still, he's bright and tenacious and lathered in charm, and that recipe aimed in the right direction could amount to a boy who revolutionizes his planet.
we're dreaming big for this one, itching to see what all God unveils in his life. happy sixth, m.