Monday, September 29, 2014

Moms Just Wanna Have Fun!

Been meaning to post this for a while.  Somehow I become more and more distracted every day and blogging gets put in the back seat.  I've said many times before how awesome my friends are.  We are a very tight nit group.  We have had a few weekends away and always have a blast.

This particular weekend we went to Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia.  It was perfect.  The sun came out Saturday and gave us a beautiful day on the lake!

We ate, drank, played games, talked and most importantly, rested!  It was a perfect weekend with good friends!

Thursday, September 18, 2014


It's official.  1. I drive a minivan  2. Max is playing soccer!

Last Sunday was Max's first soccer practice/game.  He was so excited to wear all his new gear: soccer cleats, shin guards, soccer socks and he had his new ball!

The coach is a parent volunteer.  I was surprised at how well all the kids listened to her.  She started with games.  The kids would dribble then the ice monster would come and tap your ball and that would "freeze you".  Then she did one where kids would dribble and she would call out a body part and kids would have to put that part on ball.  I'm guessing this was a listening and dribbling drill?

Meanwhile, Claire was busy mothering playing with Charlotte!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

First Week of School

Max and Claire started back to school on Monday.  This year they are going Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9-1.  So far they are loving it!
Last night I was working a consignment sale shift with one of their teachers and she was so complimentary of them.... saying how sweet Max was and how motherly Claire was! And... my favorite - they have the best manners in the class :) #proudmom

First day of Pre-K (3s class - Ms. Leslie and Ms. Debbie)

They ran in without turning back!  Looking forward to a great year!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Last vacay of the summer

We just returned from another fabulous beach trip.  This time it was with my family.  I've been looking forward to this trip for a while.  I was interested to see how Max and Claire would interact with their twin cousins, Brooke and Landyn.  They are 10 months apart.

It went better than expected!  They had so much fun running in the sand, jumping the waves, swimming in the pool and having a sleepover at night!

Little fishy!
Loved doing Ninja jumps into the pool!
These two were inseparable all week!  Landyn copied everything Claire did and Claire liked taking on the roll of older cousin!
We also did family pictures.  I love doing these every year!  Although it was very windy, they went great!

It's amazing how things change in two years!

Now it's time for things to slow down! Kids go back to school tomorrow!!!