Another week gone by. Where did it go? I really don't know some days! This week was the first week of summer vacation for the public school kids. For my kids that meant they had company this week. For mommy that meant getting up 2 hours earlier than I have in the last six months!
We all had a wonderful time on Monday since that was the first day our friends were here. We did some reading and Big Kid continued his reading catch-up so we are ready to go in the fall on our new curriculum.
This is when our rainy weather started…we didn't have a spring this year, but I think maybe it is now here! If it hasn't been raining it has been cloudy and cold! This has made it a little difficult for the kids to wear off their energy, so we are finding new things to do. I didn't realize how much paper and markers could offer when presented at time of boredom!!
We decided it would be fun to learn a little about Bald Eagles today. It was fun to do a little something "school wise", but still have fun doing it! We had some pages printed up from NotebookingPages.com and I found a few websites that showed us pictures, facts and even the sound of an eagle. We have a "few" statues around the house, so it was easy for us to find something to copy the colors with.
Another day, and more rain…at this point the kids were ready to hurt someone! This is the point where arguments happen on a regular basis. And for some reason they were between siblings and not amongst everyone…except for one 🙂
Now today we are hoping for some relief! It is not raining, so even with these dreadful clouds I am going to be ready to go and run in the backyard for a while after lunch. I just hope it's not too muddy. Big Kid has his weekly job of cutting grandma's yard. This is another thing that has been put off due to the fact that it has been just plain too wet! We plan to go there this afternoon and get that done. We are also expecting daddy to come home for the weekend! It will be so fun and hopefully the weather will cooperate so that we can get out and do something together! Mommy and daddy have a few ideas that the kids don't know about, just have to see what happens weather wise first!
I hope that you all have had a fun filled week! I look forward to another week ahead and have been thankful for the week I have had!
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