Friday, June 24, 2011

School's OUT & a Birthday Re-Cap

Yesterday was not only Gianna's birthday but it was also the last day of school.
Summer is HERE!

The girls' & I are all so over school already.
The getting up & out the door craziness in the morning.
The homework.
Just done with it all!

So we were all very happy for the last day.

The only downfall was the rain that came down as the kids were getting out. (It's been pretty rainy lately!) Here's Marissa all smiles as she hurries to get cover under my umbrella.

Gianna strutted out all smiles in the shades she got from her teacher.

They had swim class later on & I gave them the option of skipping it so they could take it easy, but they were firm in their wanting to go. That's the great thing about swim class--they LOVE it!! In other activities they've done, they usually don't want to go by the end but swim class is a whole different story!

Marissa's class is first (each class is just 30 mins). She's currently in Level 4 & already passed to move up to Level 5 for the next swim session (every 6 weeks). That's her with her arm in the air.

Then it's Gianna's turn (she' in Level 1 & 2), she's had a phobia of the water for a long time, but she's come a long way from when she first started in March.

When the teacher found out it was her birthday, he takes her out to the middle of the pool so she's facing the other kids & they start to sing "Happy Birthday", but they made it extra fun by splashing her in between every line of the song! To avoid it she stuck her head in the water--too funny! (I videoed it but can't seem to get it to work on here-sorry)

After swimming, the girls showered up & Joe came home early so we could go out to dinner. Birthday Girl chose to eat at Fuddrucker's. Then we came home for cake & presents. (We kept it simple with a quick cupcake)

Me & my girl...

Birthday girl loved her American Girl doll! She has a few "knock-offs", but has always wanted one that looked just like her. She named it "Sophia".

It was a great way to start off the Summer!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Looks like a great start to the summer! Love the American Girl doll! Shara-Lyn has the Hawaiian one on the list for her birthday.