I made it! It’s only been a week and I’m writing again. Yippee! We are done with Christmas Festival Choir practice, two homeschool groups, dance, birthdays, the orthodontist, piano and the rest……. Basketball still dominates, but I am looking very forward to the rest of the holiday season and getting to choose what we do each day. 🙂 I even took a 20 minute nap yesterday! I think being busy is overrated and I am never going to be busy again! I just need to convince my kids that they never need to leave the house! 😉
THINGS THAT DIDN’T WORK:
Addisen getting in an accident! Uggghhh! Thankfully, no one was hurt and it was a good lesson on how easily it can happen. We can’t wait to get our third car back or a new one! Addisen can’t wait to pay higher insurance and the deductible! 🙂
Royce changing his name to “Jack”. Oddly enough, we have never had a child do this, but we are up for new things. 🙂 Royce: “Mom, remember how you said I could change my name?” Me: “I did?” RJ: “Yes, so please call me Jack.” He even corrects me when I mess up.
Electrical problems downstairs! Not good when we have freezers full of food. Thank goodness for extension cords and electricians. Just one more thing…..
Letting Corbin go babysit at a house with cats! He is allergic to them, but I didn’t think about it. The family was very nice and gave him Benedryl (he promptly fell asleep, just kidding!). Thankfully it worked and he had so much fun with their kids!
Dixon slicing his eyebrow open in the shower. He was trying to get away from me washing his hair and slipped, hitting his head on the metal frame. So sad! 😦 Thankfully, it has healed really well.
Dixon pouring all the sprinkles out on his cake box! He is too quick for me!
THINGS THAT WORKED:
Bryson’s psychology presentation videos. My kids crack me up! Bryson’s Psychology Project
Dixon is starting to talk so much! We all love trying to translate what he is saying. Bryson’s favorite is to say good bye to him. Dixon is saying “Seeyalata, Bubba!” He also says “Love you more….”, when we leave. Melts your heart.
Dixon turning TWO!!!
He was so cute! When he opened his blocks he just kept giggling. He stacked them up and knocked them down all day. 🙂
Kevin singing in the Christmas Festival Choir! I LOVE LISTENING TO THEM! I would go to every performance if I could! They sound like a mini MoTab choir. I’m very thankful for all the hours people serve to make the festival happen. The live nativity is so great too!
Piano recital with Sis. Trappett!! Addisen, Tessa and Merritt take lessons (I guess Hadley takes lessons too, from the girls).
Home school group Christmas party! We had a wonderful, yummy cookie exchange too.
Oral exams for the Statesman class. You never know how it will turn out, but the students did a fabulous job! It was great to see how they applied what they have learned so far.
You want to know what really works???!!!! That I have a two year old and I’m not pregnant and won’t be ever again!!!! I can’t tell you how elated I am for this next year! It’s been over 18 years since I have been in this place! YES, YES, YES!!!