I am no longer teaching preschool, so Renée gets to be taught by someone other than me. We are in a preschool co-op. There are seven kids and each of the moms takes turns teaching. We use the Funsteps program so it isn’t too much prep work. Renée already loves it.
Thursday, August 27, 2009
My sister Jenné came and visited for a few days on her way back to BYU. We went to IKEA and to the
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Monday, August 24, 2009
Sam started school the same day as Gavin. He wouldn’t let me take his picture in from of the house with his backpack on, but I did coerce him into letting me take this one. Each student is given a name plate to keep on their desks so the professors don’t have to learn their names. I found that amusing.
Gavin started school the day after we got home from vacation. He was so excited that he didn’t have any problems getting up even though we got him to bed late. We let Gavin chose any sneakers he wants and this year he chose Sketchers Hot Lights, that light up all over the shoe when he walks. He is very proud of them. He has a Transformers lunch box and a G.I.Joe backpack, which also lights up. Gavin has Mrs. Barkman and he says she is just as nice as Mrs. Logsdon his Kindergarten teacher. This year Blake is at his school, so they see each other at recess.
Saturday, August 22, 2009
Part Two of our summer vacation was at Sea World. We rented a four bedroom house in
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Part one of our summer vacation was at
We usually got down to the beach around 10 and went back around 1 or 2. After lunch and naps we went back to the beach from about 4 to 7. Our days were spent digging in the sand, boogie boarding, attempting to surf, and swimming in the ocean. Gavin loved boogie boarding and spent the majority of his time doing that. Renée loved the sand and the water. She kept asking Sam to take her in the deep water. Carter loved the sand and was pretty cautious with the water. It only took one wave to make him that way.
Michalann and I traded off cooking so we had prepared meals half the time, which is much better than at home. After we got all the kids to bed Sam and I played games with Jerry and Michalann. Every night was game night!
The beaches weren’t crowded, although Carter would join any family that was digging. The water was warm and no one had any trouble jumping in. This was our second visit to South Padre and I am sure it won’t be our last.