Wednesday, June 29, 2011

{End of School Year & Father's Day}

We survived the end of school year chaos.  It actually wasn't too bad.  I was a little disappointed that there wasn't a program or any final send-off for the kids.  It has been hard to switch schools just 2 months before the end of the year. We haven't been in the loop and just feel a bit out of sync with teachers, parents, schedules, curriculum, etc. 

But we managed to put together a little gift for their teachers (courtesy of a link on pinterest). 

And this little girl graduated from Kindergarten.  (What?!)

And we celebrated the end of the school year (and the end of driving to school 3 times a day for me!) with our traditional slurpee run.
And yes, all 3 kids are getting hair cuts.  Give me a break, I have a colicky newborn remember?!

And the kids had fun making some goodies for dad on Father's Day.  They worked for days on homemade cards and presents.  Sadly, I never took any pictures with the guest of honor!  But I think he felt treated.  The kids are pretty darn lucky to have a dad that loves them so much. He's the fun one...and the more patient one.  And is so good to carve out time for each one of them.  He rarely takes a second for himself anymore.  When I am ready to lock myself in a room after the end of the day, he's the one to read bedtime stories, play games, open the scriptures, brush teeth, and have tickle contests.  So grateful to have a husband who balances me out and can step in and take over when things are crazy.  Not to mention that he has long days every day too. He sacrifices sleep and his own hobbies to spend time with these littles.

And one last photo of my favorite piece of art right now.
By Addy.
She drives me bonkers with the mess she can create in about 5 minutes, but I guess that is what it takes to create a masterpiece like this.


Tyler 11:50 AM  

Very Cool! Great pictures! I am glad Trevor had such a great father's day.

Camille 9:26 PM  

You're so awesome! I love that clipboard and the fun slurpee idea!! I should do that some day when my kids are in school!!

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