I love the differences in birthday parties from when you are little to when you turn 37! I know it is very obvious that little kids have 'little kid' parties and adults have dinners big parties/trips for special birthdays such as 30, 40, and so on. But what I am talking about is the 'conversations' and 'sitting' us parents get to do while with our own friends! For example....
Ryan's birthday dinner....
*we went to SUSHI for dinner and only had to get up when WE had to use the potty
*we talked/bitched about our lives/work/parenthood and so on
*I plopped down Ryan's bottle of Makers right on the table...no need to wrap his gift
*we went to TWO places with out having to worry about kids being tired and complaining
***love the Twisted Vine!
Alex & Paulina's birthday party...
*at the park
*I had to chase the kids around
*Lilly would not leave my side for most of the time
*I had to talk to people I really did not want to (sounds mean, but I REALLY did not want to talk to a few of them)
*I had to deal with kids screaming and crying as we left to go to Drew's baseball game