Amy’s Birthday Weekend

I can’t believe that I’m now the mother of a teenager. Wow! As you know we decorated Amy’s bedroom for her 13th Birthday, so the actual event was pretty low key. All she wanted was to have a few friends from school for a sleepover. The plan had also been to watch movies in the pool but it was too wet, and cool, for that.

It was the certainly the easiest birthday party I have ever hosted. We just got takeaway pizza and left the girls to hang out. Other than the noise (!!!!!) they were no trouble at all.

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There was a pillow pet fight ….

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and pillow pet fun…

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They all slept in the loungeroom after watching half of Ink Heart…

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which they finished watching in the morning…

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Amy made vegan cupcakes instead of a traditional birthday cake …

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and there were, of course, presents to open… she got PJs from Christy and a special necklace and some nail polish from us….

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One of her friends stayed later and they worked on a school project (yes, on her birthday). I felt guilty not having done much for her on the actual day so we let her choose dinner – Thai takeaway.

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I think she had a great time and a fun start to her teenage years.

5 comments

  1. Donna says:

    Happy Birthday Amy!

    It looks like the birthday party was a success. As long as you can endure the noise, teen girls are usually easy to deal with. Enjoy!

  2. Leanne says:

    Happy Birthday Amy!

    I still remember her as a six year old. They grow up so fast. My first born will be 18 in a couple of months, that is really scary.

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