Forest Turns Two


We chose to take a short vacation to North Padre Island for Forest’s second birthday instead of having a party. While part of me still wished for that party, I’m very glad we opted to go on a vacation and spend some time at the beach because Forest loved it so much! We kept it pretty simple, chosing to find a hotel that had a kitchenette so we could cook some meals in our room and for the most part we just stuck to heading for the beach with one excursion on Forest’s birthday into Corpus Christi to go to the Texas State Aquarium. Compared to last year this was definitely a difference, having a running and walking toddler with a mind of his own on the beach is a little exahusting! Swimming lessons are definitely in order sometime soon!

We kept his birthday celebrations pretty low-key, picking up three cupcakes at the grocery store on our way back from our city visit. Forest had been picky with food for a few days, we think his teeth were bugging him, but he sure wasted no time in shoving down a cupcake for his dinner! He has an ever expanding vocabulary these days though plenty of babbling sentences, too! Love this little kid!

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3 thoughts on “Forest Turns Two

  1. Patrice says:

    Happy birthday Forest!!!

  2. Ingunn says:

    Happy birthday, Forest!! We didn’t have a party either, but I don’t feel bad about it because from my experience with parties with kids this age, they’re just crazy overwhelming for kids and adults. I know Nora had way more fun doing all her favorite things with us on her birthday than she has ever had at a party! Next year I think it’ll be different.

  3. Mimi says:

    Love the pictures!

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