The day started out great. Ellie was beyond excited to finally be going to the fair. A week earlier we showed up 3 hours before the gates opened so our visit was postponed. She rode just about every ride she wanted, including the tall rainbow slide three times, played games and won prizes, and even topped off the afternoon with a huge ice cream cone. Heaven for a three year old.
The Fun Forgotten
The bliss was apparently temporary. A popped balloon turned the day into a major “FAIL” (to use her words). For anyone who has a toddler – or is familiar with the dramatics that come along with one – will appreciate this meltdown: