Jonah chose a Mickey and Minnie theme for his birthday this year. Not like last year, which was just Minnie, or the year before, which was just Mickey. We had cookies at the park with friends to celebrate.
Then the next day, his actual birthday, he opened presents with family. He was so excited for Minion toothpaste, because the Star Wars kind is minty, ie "too spicy."
Scott picked these Star Wars readers for Jonah, which are amazing. I don't mind reading to the boys, but I can only take so many readings of the same book, especially Star Wars ones. Now they get unlimited hours of stories.
He also got Minnie and Mickey Duplo characters that my neighbor was passing along.
John and I bought him a big Minnie to match his big Mickey. I was hesitant because I don't love stuffed animals, especially huge ones, but it was the only thing he asked for and he does love his Mickey.
We did not anticipate Perry's undying love. She's almost as big as he is.
Grandma and Grandpa gave him a pedal go kart, which was a big hit with both older boys.
After gifts we had some delicious cake my friend Stacey made.
It looked so great I didn't know how it would taste, because sometimes you sacrifice one for the other, but it was amazing. It didn't dry out and we enjoyed it for a few days.
Jonah was a happy boy.
At age 4, his favorite
food: chicken and rice (haystacks, which he calls paystacks) and fruit
church song: Nephi gets the plates and Nephi builds a boat
scripture story: Jonah and the whale
activities: being read to, jumping on the trampoline, playing with Scott (duplos usually)
animal: polar bear
and when he grows up he wants to be: a police officer (that's a new one)
At his 4 year check-up, Jonah was 36 pounds (52%) and 39.5 inches (31%).