Thalia's Birthday Weekend in Numbers

2: Number of family celebrations for Thalia (So take that, America)

47: Number of minutes she lasted in her birthday dress before deciding that "naked time" would be more fun

7: Total number of times the happy birthday song was sung and candles were blown out

Party #1, Happy Birthday Song #3,
and we're just getting started here

2: Number of parents coming to the realization that you can buy your child a ridiculously overpriced top of the line supertricycle that promises real air tires, a comfortable ride and an authentic bell, but only when presented with a little Melissa & Doug animal toy thingie will she exclaim WOWWWWW! OH MY GOODNESS! HEY, COOOOOOOOL!

1 million: Number of dollars I wish I had so I could pay my relatives to live with me and attend to my children whenever I need to take a nap.

3: Number of friends made; 2 of them inanimate

New Friends, L to R: Quinlan, "Girl," "Boy," Thalia

100: Estimated number of times I felt like a complete dork tearing up over having a 2 year-old.

Two! How is that even possible?


Blogger NotAMeanGirl said...

Sounds like Ms. T had a GREAT day! She's so cute!

7/10/07, 8:05 PM  
Blogger Lisa Fine/Kelly Kelly said...

Happy Birthday! So sweet.


7/10/07, 8:05 PM  
Blogger AndreAnna said...

Aww, I get teary thinking of how fast my baby is growing too. One day, she will hate me, if even for a minute, and I just want to stop time, keep her a baby, and from ever hating me.

7/10/07, 8:09 PM  
Anonymous chris said...

Happy Birthday, Thalia.

I am still amazed at how quickly my kids have grown. I keep telling them to knock it off. But do they listen?

7/10/07, 8:48 PM  
Blogger Lawyer Mama said...

Adorable! She's way cuter than Q. And I don't believe anything Kristin said about you.


Love the idea of blowing the candles out multiple times. That's the best part anyway!

7/10/07, 8:51 PM  
Blogger ~Kat~ said...

What are those two fleshy children plotting with the "others" in that picture I wonder.....
Happy Birthday Thalia... 7 times over again!

7/10/07, 9:02 PM  
Blogger Denice said...

She is such a cutiepie! But then you probably hear that a lot. Happy Birthday Thalia!

7/10/07, 9:14 PM  
Blogger Phoenix said...

So freaking cute. I love the pic with the "four" friends. Happy 2nd birthday to Thalia!

7/10/07, 9:31 PM  
Anonymous wordgirl said...

Oh Happy, Happy Birthday, Sweet Thalia! Two is such a very special age and so far you're doing it proud. And between you and me? I love the party dress, but trust me when I tell you that you should take full advantage of "naked time" while everyone thinks you're the most gorgeous thing ever...and you are, of course. Eventually, it's just sad to note that shedding your clothes just makes people feel queasy, including yourself.

7/10/07, 10:16 PM  
Blogger Fairly Odd Mother said...

She is so beautiful! I love that she got to hear Happy Birthday so many times.

7/10/07, 10:44 PM  
Blogger gingajoy said...

those inanimate friends are *dope*

awww. and that's quinlan? also unbearably gorgeous.

happy happy birthday, Thalia.

7/10/07, 11:13 PM  
Anonymous Mir said...

She is munchable. Glad it was wonderful!!

7/10/07, 11:29 PM  
Blogger Motherhood Uncensored said...

100 -- Number of times I teared up knowing you won't just be a hop skip and a subway ride away...


We love Thalia and Sage and her cool toys.

Although Quinlan did bring the Vortex thing. Now that's pretty cool. Or weird. Or something.

7/11/07, 12:13 AM  
Blogger Awesome Mom said...

She is such a cutie!!!! I love seeing the pictures. I am glad that she had a fun birthday.

7/11/07, 2:34 AM  
Blogger doow said...

I love the picture of the new friends, it's perfect!
Happy birthday to Thalia.

7/11/07, 4:12 AM  
Blogger Mahlers On Safari said...

What a beautiful girl!!! I wonder what her astrological chart says????

7/11/07, 6:06 AM  
Blogger Tracey said...

What sweet pictures! And you just said what every mother has said for eternity: how did my baby reach said age??

7/11/07, 8:39 AM  
Blogger Mama Zen said...

What a cutie! Happy Birthday!

7/11/07, 9:01 AM  
Anonymous laurie said...

2 is huge. happy 2nd mommiversary to you. love the inanimate friends.

7/11/07, 9:18 AM  
Anonymous Beth said...

My son just turned 2 also and I'm hoping that by the time he's 16, I'm not crying on his birthdays anymore. Regardless, don't you worry about those tears over Thalia being two. You're her mommy and you can cry over her anytime you want!

7/11/07, 11:09 AM  
Blogger Amy Jo said...

Happy Birthday Thalia! I cried like crazy when my baby turned one, so don't feel bad! She's so adorable!

7/11/07, 11:10 AM  
Anonymous the weirdgirl said...

Happy Birthday Thalia! She's beautiful.

7/11/07, 11:15 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Awww, great pics! I love the one of Thalia and Q. with the statue children.

7/11/07, 11:36 AM  
Blogger mothergoosemouse said...

Well, then I'm an even bigger dork, tearing up over your baby turning two.

She's a doll. Love that last shot especially.

7/11/07, 1:53 PM  
Blogger Stefanie said...

Two is the best age. Two and a half is even more glorious. Oh, Elby says "oh my goodness" too. Where do they get that? it's not like it's part of my repetoir. We don't live in the 50's. It's so strange where they pick this stuff up. At least it's not "No fucking WAY!"

7/11/07, 2:32 PM  
Blogger Em said...

She is beautiful. Happy birthday 2 year old!

7/11/07, 8:01 PM  
Blogger Lady M said...

Happy Birthday, Miss Cuteness!

7/13/07, 1:56 AM  
Blogger kittenpie said...

I can't believe how fast they grow, either. This year - 3!!! - blew me away. As usual.

7/14/07, 4:26 PM  
Blogger Binky said...

Happy very, very, very belated birthday, Thalia. And happy motherhood anniversary to the woman who puts "mom" in Mom-101.

7/20/07, 4:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If Thalia's birthday is July 10th, this is so freaky. Because. My birthday is July 10th and my only daughters name is Thalia and she was born July 9th-not induced. My husband picked out her name and we had never heard of the name before until we went name searching on goggle. Our planet really is so small when you think about it.

11/26/08, 12:19 PM  

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