Myra had been waiting for her bday more than very eagerly. It had come to a point that every morning she would ask if it’s her b’day? So the anticipation was just too much and the excitement was at it’s peak. She knew her birthday was close and then she knew it was the next day. We woke her up with some balloons and birthday kisses, hugs and happy screams. She though – and i have to admit I am very much like this myself (and i don’t even know if i can explain this properly) – but like she woke up like it was alright, not too big a deal, some seriousness even. And it’s so funny because I would do the same. Anyways, although the start was slow and soft and the smiles were shy, it was all very very exciting soon after. We blew balloons and set the decorations. My folks, sister and grandfather all came down for Myra’s b’day from different cities and that made it so very extra special for her. And Myra was simply thrilled. We then got ready, Myra wore a beautiful white cotton dress and we opened the gifts.
We got her an ice-cream set which makes several flavours of make-do ice-creams in all colours possible and boy, does she love it!!! she also got dolls and dresses and jackets and colour sets and books and doctor sets, amongst many other small and not-so big little gifts.
In the evening we just had Myra’s very close friends, and since it was summer holidays we were glad atleast a few were able to make it. The kids had a blast and danced around in utter joy on their favourite tunes. We hope we can pull off small little intimate parties for as long as we can, because I’m just not ready for the big ones!! We did get a magician guy to come in and he showed tricks for about 45 mins maybe. Myra cried when he asked if she wanted to volunteer for a trick! 😀 Myra was overjoyed to get a mickey mouse cake – chocolate & cherry flavour!! And she danced on ‘chitiyan kalaiyan’ and ‘mickey mouse tunes’ like 50 times!!!! Little Avika was so happy and kicked and let out happy screams and clapped.