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Mother, writer and daydreamer. Also chocoholic and chick-flick lover. But mainly mommy. To two boys, at that! When not escorting my Elder One (EO) to karate class, I'm trying to get in as many cuddles as possible from my Younger One (YO). And when not doing either, I'm hard-at-work trying to maintain a steady relationship with my laptop. And as for the Man I Married (MIM), well, let’s just put it this way – even though we share a bedroom, our most meaningful conversations are held over the cell-phone!

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Birthday Party Countdown

Date : September 13th, 2008 (the day before the EO's 5th birthday)
Event : The birthday party
Theme : Ben 10
Venue : Comics, a restaurant
Guest List : 32 kids with moms, some dads, a few ayahs, a Kaku and Kakima, 2 sets of grandparents, 2 grandaunts and 1 granduncle
M4's state of mind : fragile...very, very fragile

Yes, we'll be leaving shortly for the big hullaballo. I am running around like a headless Mamma with no hands, desperately trying to save every last shred of sanity that is systematically being eroded from my system. After this afternoonish/eveningish party, there's a late night party at home to bring in the SIL's birthday (yes, she and the EO share a birthdate! Thought it would be cute then, now not so sure!!)

Will post about the events if my sanity remains intact!

And now as the Rabbit in Wonderland famously sang..."I'm late! I'm late!"


Monika,Ansh said...

I cannot thank you enough for having invited us over to your EO's birthday bash. We are so looking forward to seeing you & your family & wish EO all the happiness in life.
I can totally understand the "running like a headless mommy" bit, having organised 4 birthday parties & I swore at his last party that this was the last BIG affair.

Monika & Ansh

Still thinking said...

Dearest EO,

Many many many happy returns of the day. Wishing you joy and happiness always!

God Bless.

Aunt Still

P.S: M4, take care dear and I'm sure you'll still have loads of fun amidst all the hectic activity :)

Goofy Mumma said...

Happy Birthday EO. M4, i am sure you will forget all about these frayed nerves, when you have a ball of a time at the party. Would love to hear the details.

pseudo intellectual said...

am sure it'd be fun. lots of love to EO :)
and am woefully out of date... so what's ben 10?

Mamma mia! Me a mamma? said...

Thank you! Thank you all for your wishes and blessings!

Update available soon...

dipali said...

Many happy returns both to EO and your sis-in-law. Birthday parties involving a large number of children frighten me to bits, even though I'm a veteran of many!
All the best! May you bravely host many more birthday bashes for both your lovely sons. God bless,.

noon said...

Happy birthday to you dear EO!
Wow - five!!
Congrats to you Mommy! Five year old! Does it feel good? I mean sad to see them grow up but also a sense of pride and joy in seeing them grow...
Wishing him many many more such happy returns of the day!
Look forward to hearing about the party. 32 kids - I would also be dizzy if I had to call so many kids. I think 10 is the max I can handle!

Monika,Ansh said...

Hey, that was an amazing party!!There is something awiting for you on my blog. :)

Mama - Mia said...

happy birthday to you!
happy birthday to you!
Happy birthday dear EO! happy birthday to you!

Have a lovely lovely year ahead!!

and now to you namesake!! i didnt get INVITED!!! bwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaaahhh!! waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh!! :( :( :(

ok! with that outta system and having made you feel thoroughly guilty, i shall its ok! i was just kidding!! :p yeag! i am like that only!! ;)

am sure you did a stupendous job and i cant wait to hear the details in M4 style!!

btw, i wanna see pictures! and since i know you aint putting em up on the blog i am mailing ya my id!! ok??!!

many hugs and happy wishes!!



Anonymous said...

A very happy Birthday to the kid.. :)
(A lil belated now, though!:))