My youngest son Benjamin has always been a little more shy than his outgoing older brother. And with some upheaval at the beginning of the school year, including a sudden switch to a new class in early October, he really didn’t have a list of friends to invite to a party when his birthday arrived on October 5. As a result, he missed out on having a friend-attended birthday party, though we did have a family celebration at home.
But since he hadn’t been able to have the fun of playing party games and eating cake with his classmates, I told Benjamin that I would throw him an end-of-school belated birthday party so that he could still invite his friends over for some fun and games. And with the new Avengers: Age of Ultron movie recently released in theatres, we decided to give the party a Marvel Avengers theme. [Read more…]