Monday, May 21, 2007

Here's my messy home after the weekend with these two little ones actually working together to put this Lauri Puzzle together...

It goes here, Isaac.
This is how it's done...
See how it all fits?

This weekend was hectic. O.k. just Sunday, Saturday was nice.LOL

Saturday, my parents took everyone, except Sophia, off to play. Isaac and Genevieve went with Mom, and Allison and Jon went with Dad. They all had a great time. Eric and I couldn't believe how nice it was to have a day off! Sophia wasn't used to the quiet and basically slept the whole day.LOL Now I know how good of a baby she'd be if she were an only child.LOL We pretty much waited all day for her to wake so we could run some errands. I was able to get some wash done and all the muffins made for Allison's confirmation day while we waited.LOL Finally, she woke and my Mom showed up 2 minutes later.LOL

Sunday started at 5:00am. Need I say more?LOL I thought that since I was up so early that I'd be able to get everyone out the door on time, maybe even early, for church. It was important for us to get there early since we had a banner for the confirmation ceremony.LOL Well, things didn't go as planned and we ended up getting there right as the service was starting. I had Eric leave me and the littles in the car while he rushed the banner inside. Since Sophia was up so early, she was not a happy camper during the service. I ended up out in the hallway most of the time. I did go in just as Allison was being confirmed but then Sophia filled her diaper and I had to make a hasty exit.LOL The brunch afterwards was nice, to tell the truth, I was exhausted by then and really wanted to go It ended when Isaac tried to choke on creamcheese (what is with that boy and creamcheese?!?) and then tried to throw it back up in the buffet line.lolol That's when I said, for my sanity we needed to go home.LOL I'll post some pictures tomorrow.(only good

I'm late posting my menu for this week. Be assured, we are I'm just tired. I ordered some more things for the littles, broke up some fights, finished the laundry, cleaned the littles bathroom, and straightened the house.

I received in the mail the Veritas Press Phonics Museum. It looks great! Evie wanted to start it immediately but I need some time to figure it all We worked on our regular curriculum instead. She's really coming along in her work! I've found that I need to take a varied approach with her to make any progress. I've now got 3 reading programs that we work through daily, picking one each day and she's doing quite well. Variety IS the spice of life, you know...LOL

Well, I guess that's all for now. I'll post my menu tomorrow and hopefully will go shopping also.LOL I bought all my meat for this month already, have milk and eggs and have frozen; veggies, bread, muffins, and breakfast, so really all I need to get tomorrow is the fresh stuff. I really like getting my stuff in bulk and will try to continue that from now on. Today we had spaghetti, salad, and buttered bread. Good




Cynthia said...

I've looked at that VP phonics thing before and thought it might be fun if I didn't already have SSRW and only one more child to learn to read (LOL)... I'm too old to try very many new things these days, but it looked like a lot of fun. Do let us know how it goes for you!

Cynthia said...

Congratulations to Allison on the confirmation!

Lisa in Jax said...

I'll let you know how it goes. I really like the way it looks. Lots of pages for each lesson. Evie needs lots of practice before moving on. I also love the paintings and books. They look wonderful!

Allison says Thanks! She's really growing up. Three more years and she'll be off to college.

Cynthia said...

LOL.. time goes fast when you look at it like that!

Lisa in Jax said...

True.LOL But it really helps me to focus on this time before it's gone. I'm praying for a great year and lots of great memories!