Turning 2 must be even more exciting than turning 1. Yes, the 1st birthday gets all the glory - but let's be honest....they don't care about the presents, the people or, in my son's case, the cake. I think the 1st birthday is a party celebrating Mom and Dad's ability to survive a whole year with a baby.
The 2nd birthday was good to John. I swear the family was against us this year with presents! When it came to family - nothing was smaller than a bread box...in fact, most of it wasn't smaller than a whole kitchen. John got a giant crawl-through tunnel that takes up the whole living room, a swing set complete with attached trampoline, and a twin size race car bed. The rest of the booty included lots of playdough, color wonder stuff, books, trucks, and movies.
For those who couldn't attend...here's a few snapshots of John's special days (yes, that's plural...his birthday managed to last almost a whole week!)