Monday, September 1, 2014

Best Laid Plans

We intended to take a family outing to Georgia Tech bookstore, it was closed. Ben had a meeting so the kids and I went to The Varsity, the kids had never been. It was busy it was fun and disappointment turned into smiles. Weekend is over back to school but memories were made by just making every moment count. 
The kids sitting on the step waiting for Ben at his meeting place.

Baseball

Hot sun beating down
Little boys putting on gear
The fun of baseball

Fears his first season
Tears when mom is not right there
But he takes the field

First time up to bat
Confidence soars, bat meets ball
Slides over home plate

Still learning the game
Overcoming his worries
Learning through baseball

Monday, August 18, 2014

Owen's in Preschool

Owen had a fantastic first day of preschool. His teacher only had extremely positive things to say about his day. His favorite was playing in the ball room at recess. He has become a big boy so fast. It will be fun watching him grow and learn this year but I'm still glad it is only three days a week.

Monday, August 4, 2014

First Day of School

So we did after school photos because Beau and Anna were barely up when Luke had to leave. I HATE the first day of school it is always hard to let go of them again. Anna and Beau both went to middle school, Beau pointed Anna in the right direction. I didn't walk any if them in this year, they don't need it anymore. They all had a great day! Anna loves middle school but hates the bus, I'm sure listening to Beau complain about it for the last year didn't help. It was fun for me to listen to them walk home I could hear them talking way down the road it helps that we have no neighbors and it is very quiet here. I'm glad they have eachother I wouldn't say Owen and Luke get along near as well although Owen couldn't wait for Luke to get off the bus. It was a great day and in two weeks Owen starts preschool. I already know I'm going to hate the first day of school next year more than I hated this one, but I'm thankful for each day we have.




Sunday, July 20, 2014

Mud Fun


Owen loves the mud.
We spent a day at Russell Cave National Park while Ben worked.
The day became long, but we found ways to entertain ourselves.
Owen chose to make mud, and then mud balls.
After dodging a mud ball I made a rule he could only throw it at trees.
He was very proud of the face he made on the tree from his mud balls hitting and sticking.
He ended up very dirty but beaming from the fun.
A sink bath in the visitors center made him passable to ride home with us.






Family Time in Nashville

After Wilmington, the kids and I headed to Nashville to meet up with Pappa Lloyd, Memere, and Pepere. Ben ended up heading up for one day too to join us. One morning after breakfast we were enjoying a 
beautiful day and I grabbed my camera to capture the family moments, but people posed :)
It still captures a great weekend of memories.



Four Generations

 

Wilmington

 Battleship North Carolina

An alligator laying on a rock caught all of our attention, it was just a small one.
Over spring break we took a short trip to Wilmington, NC, the kids enjoyed nice weather and a trip to tour 
a battleship. It's always fun to experience new things along with the kids, they end up learning more than I do because I chase Owen everywhere. We all had a lot of fun and I enjoyed getting some great pictures.