Sunday, December 14, 2014

Catching Up

Well it seems I'm a little far behind, so I will do my best to catch up quickly on this post and try to get some more on here soon.

Max moved on to Kindergarten at Thomas Crossroads Elementary. He enjoyed playing soccer in the fall and t-ball in the spring.

Then he moved on to 1st grade. He continued playing baseball in the fall and the spring.

And now he's in 2nd grade! He started learning Taekwondo and is doing very well. He turned 8 and was baptized in July.

Cameron is now 4 and began Pre-K at the same school Max went to, Cornerstone. He loves it! He is our shy boy when he's out of his element and he still won't talk to his teachers but he's learning a lot.

Chase joined our family in March 2013. He has been such a joy to have around. Max and Cameron both love him very much.

He is now almost 2 and he's growing and learning quickly. He thinks he's as big as the other boys.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Pre - K

We decided to do a half-day pre-Kindergarten this year for Max instead of all day Kindergarten. We went and met his teacher last week. He was a little nervous but I promised to stay with him and we made it quick. The first day of school he woke up throwing up. Poor guy! So, Tuesday was his "first" day of school. He did NOT want to go. He cried and threw quite the tantrum. Somehow we got him dressed and fed. He started to calm down as we walked out the door. He had a lot of questions and the more I answered the calmer he got. We walked him in the door and his teacher came over and took him over to the blocks and sat with him. He didn't even look back so we left. When we went to pick him up he had a huge grin and gave me the longest biggest hug ever. He said he "had soooo much fun!" He was disappointed a little later when he asked if the sun was going down yet and I said it wasn't. "But I want it to go down so I can go to school!" ;)

Monday, August 8, 2011

Summer 2011

We have had a very fun summer! We got settled in our new house. Cameron turned one in May! He loved digging into his cupcake. What a mess!
Max turned 5 in July! He wanted an UmiCar cake for his birthday. I was scared to make it but I was pretty proud of the outcome! His face when he saw it made it worth it. :)
My sister, Mikie, and her kids came down from Virginia for a visit. Max loved having his cousins here. We went to the Georgia Aquarium, a Braves game, we got soaked at the fireworks show in Newnan and of course, we had to go for shakes at Steak 'n Shake! ;)
We signed up Max for swimming lessons and he went under water for the first time! He didn't like it at first. It took him a couple days to get used to it but now he'll even practice his swimmining moves in the tub! His last lesson he jumped off the diving board! We are soo proud of him!
Another sister, Haley, and her cute little family came to visit for a day of rest on their way home to Virginia. We had so much fun with them here!
Max starts pre-K in one week! We are really excited for him to start. Soccer comes in September! I'll try to keep up! ;)

Monday, April 11, 2011

We are Georgians!

After months of ups and downs we finally closed on our house in Georgia! The boys and I took a rode trip with my mom down to clean it up and paint. Here are some before and after pictures. The kitchen was the brightest yellow I have ever seen!
Now it is a beautiful light green!
The fireplace had the fun yellow from the kitchen with a black wall splattered with red. It had to go!
It became the same green as the kitchen with a touch up of brown for the fireplace.!
The entry-way was an interesting salmon-pink, orangey color.
Exchange it for cream and voila! What a difference!
The basement was the only room we didn't have to change the colors on!
After two weeks of hard work we cleaned out the garbage (thanks Shelby!), got new carpet installed (thanks dad!), painted (thanks mom!), and got the rest of the stuff hauled off to good will. Now its ready for us to pack our stuff and head east!

Monday, February 7, 2011

Vacation January 2011

When we asked Max what he wanted to do for our vacation this year he wanted more than anything to go to the beach. So, we went to sunny southern California for a visit. Both Max and Cameron had a blast at the beach in Orange County. We went to Supercross at the Dodger Stadium. Even Cameron wore ear plugs. It was pretty loud but we all had a good time.
Max loved seeing the seals in San Diego.
We spent an afternoon at the beach at the Hotel del Coronado. What a beautiful place!
We went on a tour of the USS Midway in San Diego. It was amazing!
Max had fun getting in all the planes.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Halloween 2010

Max was soo excited to go trick-or-treating this year. Unfortunately, it started hailing when we started out but it ended up lightly drizzling. He was happy after about 5 houses so we went home. We spent more time taking pictures than we did trick-or-treating!
My mom made Max's costume. He walked around saying "Yee-haw!" while yanking on the reins.
We couldn't decide which costume for Cameron so he got to be two this year. Here's the future supercross champion.
And here's the future football player.