MY Birthday Party Mama?

Here are some pics from Hayden's Birthday Party. I kind of figured that Hayden thought birthday parties weren't really to celebrate anyone in particular. He's always been able to blow the candles on everyone else's cake so I thought he just saw them as a party. But, when we were talking about it the morning of the party, he suddenly piped up and said, "It's my party mama? Wif my handles (candles)? and my presents? and my bayoons (balloons)?
We went with a pirate theme and even made a ginormous pirate ship out of cardboard boxes with Shawn and Sara's help. We did a treasure hunt and the scallywags and wenches had a lot of fun with only one minor meltdown. Hey, even pirates can have their moments. Pilfering for loot can be