Summer Has Arrived

Oh how I love summer, the warm weather, the ability to wear shorts and blind people with my ghost white legs. Playing in the creek or pool with my children, working in my vegetable and flower gardens, the list could go on and on however my favorite part is not having to shuttle my boys to preschool or teach my soon to be 5th grader for 3 1/2 glorious months.

DSC_0132My beautiful Gracie, just finished up her 4th grade year a few weeks ago. She has grown so much over the last year not just physically but has matured as well. She has been going through a lot of changes recently that includes a diagnoses for epilepsy and starting a treatment program. She has kept the faith and has handled this change with aplomb at least as much as 10 year old can.

 

 

 

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Zane and Jacob just finished up their school year in preschool. Zane was in the Pre-K class while Jacob was in the beginners class.  My husband and I decided that we are going to keep Zane in preschool another year as he will only just be 5 at the start of the next school year. Our thoughts on this that we would rather have a slightly older and more mature Kindergartner thus giving him a better start in his education.

Jacob has grown so much since he started preschool back in January,  he has a slight speech delay that he is growing out of and I believe that it is due to the wonderful teachers at the preschool and maturity.

We are all heartbroken when the news of our head preschool teacher will not be returning to our preschool in the fall due to personal reasons. So our hope is that she will find another position that will fulfill her needs as she goes.

 

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I would be remiss if I didn’t say a small bit about Abby. She turned 11 months old a few days ago and is such a charming baby. At the ripe young age of 9 months she started walking but it wasn’t until she was 10 1/2 months did it happen on a regular basis. She loves her siblings and will gladly go play with Gracie or as Abby calls her Gigi.

 

With that my summer is complete and will be enjoyed by all as we play each day.

 

~Kristen