Monday, September 26, 2011

Our Life: September Week 1

September 4th-10th, 2011

Sunday night Peter and I went on a date. (Yipee!)  We went to see "The Help".  I loved it.  We both loved it.  I cried.  We both... well, I'll speak for myself :)

Monday was Labor Day.  I prepped for school and tried to relax.

Tuesday was my first day of school!  I celebrated my survival of said first day by having a girls' game night out.  :)

Wednesday was Emily's first day of school!  This was much more momentous than my first day.  I never really understood why moms cried at their kids first day of school.  I didn't cry... but I probably could have.  I think it's easier since I work at her school.  It's something that now I'm really thankful for.  As a teacher, I always liked my school, but now that I'm a parent with a child at the school, I love it.

She loved pre-school (we had a sneaking suspicion that she would!)  In fact, she loved it so much that we switched her from half day to full day so she'll be there three days a week, all day (8-3ish).
(Photo above: first day of school excitement!)

Thursday & Friday it was CRAZY hot outside still.  Well, Friday was a little bit better... but to stay cool we had lots of picnics and activities outside on our front lawn this week where it's shaded.

Thursday I took the kids out for ice cream, then to the craft store & then we came home and painted in the front lawn.  Lots of neighbors and passer-bys stopped to chat.

Lounging at home, Friday after school watching a TV show.

Saturday morning snuggles.  (Noah was over it at this point.) 
 Saturday morning HAWKEYE FOOTBALL!!!

Saturday afternoon Pete went to work at Disney and we had a HAIL storm.
I'm not gonna lie... it was bizarre to see golf ball size hail in Long Beach.  Fortunately it didn't cause us any harm.  See you next week!

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