As you know, Max turned two on the 12th. But, in true Watts fashion, the party lasted much longer. We took him out for dinner at McDonald's on Tuesday evening and gave him the gifts we had for him--a big stuffed monkey and a tricycle from Mommy and Daddy, a Mr. Potato Head from Ruth and a bop bag from Weston. Then on Thursday, he celebrated with his class at preschool. And, we partied with the extended family over the weekend. Max was still in the party spirit when he got up this morning and managed to climb up on the counter, find the cake carrier with the left-over birthday cake, get it open (which is a feat I can barely accomplish since the lid fits very snuggly) and finish it off--all before I got out of the shower and apparently while wandering through most of the downstairs! There has been a definite increase in Max's usage of the word "No" since Tuesday, and come to think of it, an increase in our usage of that word as well. But all in all turning two has been really fun, as you should be able to tell from the pictures.