"Go shorty, it's your birthday"
It was pretty painful getting through that cake thing. But, I baked it (yes, it's GFCF), so we were gonna blow out the candles and smile for the camera, dammit!! We got through the first "happy birthday to you"and she started screaming, so I put the cake in front of her and let her blow out the candles.
I am not in favor of having huge parties for kids, so I usually don't throw them. Plus, it's HARD to have a party and fake happy around all those typical kids and their typical parents. I fucking hate kids birthday parties. I usually RSVP no. The other thing is, I wouldn't know when to stop inviting. You have to invite the whole preschool class (18 kids), plus if you invite this kid, you have to invite that one and that one. Before you know it, you're having a way-too-big-for-a-5-year-old party. The other reason not to throw a big party is this. But, I digress.
Happy Birthday Little Bird