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Friday, July 31, 2009

Homeschooling


Okay...here we go! We have all decided to take the plunge and homeschool the girls. We are committing to 1 year and then re-evaluating each year. We are getting the curriculum ready for hte subjects that we feel need structured books and we are getting the materials ready for the subject we feel they can learn outside of an extremely structured "school" type book. Jess and I are really excited to start this adventure and we are also scared and nervous about the task in front of us. Now all we need to do is write a letter to the school district, contact the school, apply for a homeschooling charter or whatever its called, buy materials/books, have a lesson planning meeting to establish the first month (one will be done every month), calm the kids down a bit because they are WAY excited about this, breathe, start. LOL! Oh and we need a name for our school.

I'm leaving you with some cute pictures take this week...












Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Cousins come to visit





These two are going to be trouble when they are older...already getting into trouble together!



Saturday, July 25, 2009

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Standing on the Counter!!


Delaney is 6 months old




*She can sit unassisted for more than 2 minutes
*She is days/weeks away from full on crawling
*She weighs 11lbs 14oz (3rd percentile)
*She is 23.5 inches long (not on the growth chart)
*She loves all food but is getting irritated by baby food. Wants to feed herself.
*She knows how to drink out of a sippy but often times refuses
*Still not sleeping through the night
*Had two ear infections in July
*Will cuddle into my chest when Jess says "where is mommy?"
*Will reach out and touch Jess' face when I say "where is mom?"
*Loves her sisters VERY much
*The outdoors still make her the happiest besides breastfeeding

VBS Church Performance

"Let's Go Let's Go L-E-T-S-G-O"
Gotta tell the whole world you know
No time to waste
God of Glory (sign for glory)
"Lord you are good!"
the sign for Lord. "L" on opposite shoulder across body to hip
Singing time
The pastors listening to the beautiful flute music
Children's moment during church
video
I will worship you

video
Don't just say it

Friday, July 17, 2009

Last Day of VBS

Day 5- Purple
Charlotte helping in crafts
Julia working on her friendship bracelet
Delaney sleeping in the nursery crib
She fell asleep in my arms and stayed asleep when I put her down in the nursery!!!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Fourth Day of VBS

Day 4 Red
Delaney's first time in the nursery
The twins loved playing with her!


Beautiful!
6 mo old today
Upside down baby

Julia having fun at assembly
Sister time


Susan and her daughter