I am firmly remind that as the months pass so the kids grow. Where did baby Echo go? And when did Trinity all of a sudden mature? Don’t even get me started in regards to the boys… seriously SLOW DOWN WORLD!
Anyway… April… Easter you can check out HERE with a brief foray into the images and simple day we had. Traditions upheld of course.
Hello Cookie meet your predecessor Fat Sheep and live in fear of the love of Echo!
Trinity’s birthday is ALSO in April… You can read more about her special moments HERE.
Of course we must draw attention to the slick hair cut Mr. Emanuel sported over April as well! His curls… all gone. Not sure if I should be sad or impressed at how mature he looks?
Miss Echo spent some of her April educating her Baba on all the current card shark techniques…
And spent plenty of time introducing Hugo Bear Dog (otherwise known as Bear Dog) to her teddies, her night time routine and her life in general.
We had nature walks in the lovely spring weather…
And made sure to make use of not only our playset in the backyard, but the sport equipment set Gammie gifted the kids. Once spring is here and light sweater weather is on… we just have to grab those moments and get outside!
We had a bit of a religious/faith landmark reached for the 3 boys as well… at this Lutheran church which is ELCIA (Evangelical Lutheran Church of American) instead of ELCIC (in Canada) they do first communion at an earlier age with a one night special class for the kids and parents. We got to make the bread for communion and learn about about the Jewish roots of the service. We then came to the Ash Wednesday service for Communion. It was an interesting class and I think the boys got something out of it. Still very different for me as all this was part of Confirmation growing up! I am still muddling through how I feel about these little and big changes in our faith system being in the States instead of Canada.¬†
We have continued out swimming lessons with great results.¬†
We have been having tea time as often as possible… tea, snacks and good books read together. anything increase our interest in reading right?¬†
Made kites and actually did a whole study on different kinds of kites and things as well as covered a few scout requirements in the making! HERE
April was my stash busting month… everything I made was made out of yarn I had on hand! Here are a few finished pieces!
We even snuck out and took just the boys out for Taco Bell! I think we did rather good with our April…
And now for the rest of our spring fun… scout activites, backyard fun… a wee bit of green and some dress up. Spring is sprung!¬†
Checking out the dishwasher with Baba
Batgirl in disguise… Mustache style.. thanks Alex!
We even wore them out a few times!