Saturday, May 8, 2010

~~ T-ball & Legos? ~~

Today was an absolutely fabulous day!

It began late, because my guys were SO sweet and they let me sleep in--until 10:00am!

After a cup of coffee it was off to the ballpark for Michael's t-ball game. It was cool and windy, totally opposite from yesterday's heat. Grandpa and Deborah drove all the way in to catch the game. It was great to see them! The boys always get all silly and excited to see them.

And, today is Deborah's birthday.....


Back at the house after the game the boys were so good; they just played and played together for hours with NO fighting. Usually at quite time I have them go to their rooms and relax with a movie and today they actually asked if they could watch the same movie in the same room. I was leery, but I agreed and to my surprise it was not a mistake.

There was one thing that happened this afternoon that was kinda funny. I was sitting in the living room, most likely on the computer, and Michael walks in talking to me. I was only half listening, it was something like this.

Michael: “Mommy, blah, blah, blah, Jesse and I put these in our ears.”
Me: “Wait, what?” “You put what in your ear?”
Michael: “These.” He shows me as he is pulling it out of his ear.

I freaked out a little, but after I talked to them, I think they both understand that it is not a good idea to put anything, ANYTHING in their ears, nose, or mouth EVER.

Here is a picture of the little Lego pieces next to a dime, just to show how small they are.

Boys, always keeping me on my toes. You never know what they are going to think of next.

Friday, May 7, 2010

~~ Field Day ~~

This school year is quickly coming to an end. Even though this last month is a busy one, the teachers, parents and kiddos at Jesse's school spent this afternoon enjoying the fun and games that are what field day is all about.

Field day is so much fun and Jesse has been looking forward to it all week!! He started here at what they called, "hot lava"

Next stop was the, "soccer ball in the upside down cone" relay.

It was so very, very hot, but most of the activities were strategically placed under the big shade trees. Phillip was able to get the day off and Michael was able to get a sneak peek at what he will get to experience next year in Kindergarten.

Then the boys each had a turn at "choking the chicken" relay. On your mark, get set, run to your chicken and pick him up with the chopsticks and bring him back to the starting line. Michael did it several times. It was funny, but they love it!

This one was funny too, "the sling shot." I got a great shot of 3 of the kindergarten teachers doing this; I just need to remember to send a copy in to the yearbook. Isn't it cute how even put his hat on backward to do this?

Touching cones and hurdles and winding between the noodles--the race is on--

This was a great exercise in teamwork. My little man was the leader this time, so he would say 1-2-3 left, 1-2-3 right, and the others would follow. Once they got the hang of it, it was real cute and funny because they would lift their right leg when Jesse said left and vice versa.

Finally we made it into the gym for some hula hoops, jump ropes and a little limbo, AND air conditioning. Did I mention it was from 12-2 and about 95 degrees out? After 2 hours out in the heat, it felt so good to be indoors!

It was hot, but oh my goodness did the kids have a blast! There was so much for them to do and Jesse had a chance to try it all. I can't wait until next year!!