Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Birthday Fun

Last night we went to "Incredible Pizza" for a birthday party for some friends of ours who were turning 30. "Incredible Pizza" is like an adult version of "Chucke Cheese." They have bowling, go carts, bumper cars and all sorts of other fun games. Anyway, the kids had a great time (so did their mom and dad). I think the highlight of their evening was the bowling and the go carts. Cooper won the race and received a ribbon. He thought he was big tim. I thought that "Incredible Pizza" would be too big for them but it was just right. It is so fun to take the kids to places like this where they understand what is going on and have a great time. That was probably the highlight of my night...sitting back and looking at them and enjoying them enjoying themselves. Does that make sense? The time does go by so fast. I have heard so many people say, "I loved the baby years the most, my favorite time was when they were learning to walk", and so many others. I have loved those years also but I have learned and am learning to love everyday. Every stage of their lives I think is my favorite. Watching them discover things they can do on their own and seeing their eyes light up with every new thing makes me have a "happy heart." They make me smile. In Proverbs it says, "A joyful heart is good medicine." They make me smile everyday.
Hope this finds everyone doing well. I would encourage everyone to have a "joyful heart" today wherever you go. You never know, someone might need some "good medicine." Love all of you!!!


Larissa said...

let's all go to incredible pizza when i come home in february. it sounds like such fun and who wouldn't enjoy watching the cutest kids have fun playing? i've had a week of feeling sick so really needed to see your blog and hear your encouraging words. keep 'em comin'! love you all too. riss