Birthdays never seem to be a one day event with our family - they are more like a 4 day extravaganza with multiple celebrations, at least 3 cakes, and lots of FUN.
After their 3rd birthday I do not throw any organized parties anymore. Just my decision and they are handling it. So Megan got to pick a friend to have over for a sleepover on Saturday night. She chose "Emma my best friend."
Unfortunately we had to return "Emma my best friend" on Sunday. Everyone wanted to keep playing but naps were very much in order. After sleepovers, everyone is tired, including the parents!
Then the actual birthday day was upon us.
Megan had a wonderful day and didn't want to go to bed since we had to open all of her toys. Finally at 9:30 we booted them both to bed. She received some wonderful gifts and cards and is going to start working on her thank you cards tonight......after she picks up her toys.