Sunday, November 20, 2016

This weekend's swim meet

I love swim meets.  This one was just the boys.  I love watching them.  I don't like how it gobbles up the weekend just sitting there, but it is fun to watch them improve, and they both REALLY improved!

Videos from the ACAD Harvest Classic.  It took up the whole weekend, but at least it was just north of here, so not too far to drive. The girls were real troopers as Matt worked and they watched, colored, and played the ipad.

Mason's 200 IM.  He was going for a best time and got it!  He's in the white cap.
Mitchell's 200 IM.  He has improved so much!  His stroke form is awesome! He had his best time in all 9 events he swam this weekend.  Mitch is near the middle with no cap.
Mason's 100 Backstroke.  The highlight of his weekend.  He was swimming with kids much older and beat his old time by four seconds, to his surprise.  He qualified for the state meet in March with this swim.  He's in the far lane.
Mitchell's 100 backstroke.  He's the one in first place!  He blew past his old time by 3 seconds.  It was awesome!
Mitchell's 100 free.  He is in lane 2.  He beat his old best time by 3 seconds.  He has improved leaps and bounds!

Mason's 100 free.  1 minute flat!

Future WNBA player?

Maya started basketball practice last Wednesday.  She has it once a week.  She asked to play and LOVES it!

Scenes from school!

I'm hoping to backtrack a little.  I pulled these off of the girl's school class pages. 

Molly's Kindergarten class the first week of school. 
 Our friend, Miss Kristen read to the class on pajama day.  She's also one of the secretaries.  I feel lucky to have her as a friend!  It's nice to just text random messages and she's so great with the kids.  Molly is next to her in yellow.

 Maya's class on the fall party day.  She's the bunny near the middle. 
 Her classroom party.
 Veteran's Day program.  The class wore blue.  Thankful for Grandma Sally who outfitted Maya so well!

 Maya's dress like what you want to grow up to be day.  She wants to be a dentist, like Dr. Brian, our dentist. :)  You can't tell, but it was pretty cute!
 Veteran's Day Program.
 Maya's class fall party.

 Molly and her 4th grade reading buddy.

 Her reading buddy again.
 Molly's class field trip to Pumpkin Creek Farms.

 Firefighters Day.
 Molly had to decorate a pumpkin as a story book character.  She chose Rainbow Dash.  She painted it all by herself!
 Molly's class fall party. She's Rainbow Dash in the back.

 I was the mystery reader on Friday.  I gave the teacher clues to give the class.  Molly thought it might be me, but told Mrs. Jones,"It can't be my Mom, she's at work."  Surprise Molly!  It was so much fun reading to the class and her excitement was priceless!

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Another tooth!

This one lost at school! I've yet to actually see one come out! 
Bottom toothless girl! No! 

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Sat night

Matt worked the weekend. The kids and I had a blast. It's really hard to spend much time with them during the week being gone to work so long and stuff in the evenings. We slept in and enjoyed moving slow! 
I was able to take the boys to a Haunted Hayride Saturday night. 
While we waited in line, the crazies bugged us! 
Matt and the girls carved pumpkins at home! ❤️
Mitch took Tyler. I was thankful as I was scared! 
Mason met up with a group of kids. I caught this moment! 
And this one! Yikes! 

Happy Halloween!

The girls and I ventured to the park on Sunday for an event and a dry run with their costumes. Maya had to change hers last minute when we found out she had to wear it to school. She went from Hershey Bar to Bunny and back to Hershey Bar for Trick or Treat. 
Think Molly was excited?!
Before school.
At the bus stop in the morning. 
A flashback to I think 6 years ago! This year Mitch went with friends and I have no pictures of him. Mason opted to hand out candy at home. 
Molly's class. Thankful to a friend to send me pics! 

The kids had 1/2 day of school so I suprised them by taking a long lunch and Steak n Shake. 
The only Halloween pic of my boys! 
And off to Trick or Treat! Maya and I made her costume. 
She was so happy! 

Maya's class