Summer is coming to an end. While I am never ready for summer to begin, I am never ready for it to end either. I just got my kids used to spending each and every day together. I finally taught them to be kind, loving, and thoughtful to one another. (Well, sort of. But, they have improved. A LOT.) Next Monday morning, I am going to walk them to school, drop them off in their new classrooms, walk home with Sweet Pea, blow my nose, dry my tears, and realize that yet another year has begun. HOW?! It all goes by way too fast. Everyone tells you that, but you don't really know until you experience it for yourself.
In the meantime, we are enjoying the last of our summer. A week ago we took the kids to one of my very favorite summer activities. We took them to Theatre in the Park to see..
Intially, the boys weren't too exctied. However, Sweet Pea was thrilled, especially when she got to meet this special someone:
She was in HEAVEN.
Where are the boys? They were throwing around a football with their dad. Sadly, they are much too grown to have their picture taken with Cinderella.
Next, we set up our chairs and ate our dinner. Miraculously, the weather was beautiful and we enjoyed every minute of it.
Once the show started, I noticed that everyone enjoyed themselves. (Boys included, but they probably won't admit it.)
During intermission they were all smiles.
All in all, it was a fun night filled with some sweet memories!
“Poop on Jelly” is what Bruiser used to lovingly ask for at mealtime. For us, it sums up both the bitterness and sweetness that life has to offer. It is through our faith in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, that we are able to stop and count our blessings each and every day. This is our life…