The Oldest was selected to join the National Junior Honors Society:
Then she had a birthday and officially became a teenager:
Can you tell what she is into? The family did great finding her gifts!
There was the surprise party we had to whip up a present for:
End of school year gifts to make:
The boy moving on from Elementary to Middle School:
Above is the 5th grade run around the school they do on the last day.
They painted the rocks out front and all 5th graders left their hand print.
Last day of school for the kids:
(I had one more day of work/school than they did.)
If you don't do baseball you wouldn't realize that each game take 3 1/2 - 4 hours out of your day. And it usually consumes 2 days (nights) a week. Add a day of practice for a few hours.
Planning a 'Stache Bash (aka birthday party):
And then having the party.
All Star Games:
That is the summary of my busy life. I promise to blog soon and share my ideas and my printables. Today was the first day it really felt like summer (we go to school late into June - more than half way in fact). I have lots of cleaning to do and a stack of books just begging to be read, but I will blog too. Promise.