We threw Sloan's birthday party this past weekend, but since she turns three today, I thought I'd share a few pictures from Saturday. The last two years we had very intimate gatherings at home with just a few people, but since Sloan now has a seriously impressive group of friends from school, we invited all 20 kids in her class and their parents to celebrate. We held it at a nearby preschool and served breakfast tacos and coffee (and an Olaf cake, naturally). I feel so fortunate that we're surrounded by such an incredibly supportive community, all of whom helped make Sloan's third birthday really special.
Transitioning Sloan to a "Big Girl" Bed
There have been plenty of moments in Sloan's life that have been emotional to witness as her parent. Some of them have been rather predictable—the first time she smiled (at 5 a.m. after a long, sleepless night), her first wobbly steps, and when we dropped her off at pre-school. ...read more