Monday was a holiday...Labor Day. For us that means breakfast at Denny's and a hike. After the hike we went to Hobby Lobby so the kids could get some wall stickers for their walls...Kessiah and Jenessa were especially anxious to find something for their newly painted rooms.
Sienna, Logan, and Mason enjoyed going to co-op and learning about what things float and what sinks. I spent that quiet time prepping for LEAP. We started a new theme in LEAP this month, we are talking about animals. I have the oldest group for this unit and we talked about animal cells...strangely enough it was fun for me...I was able to refresh all that science I took in college! My group got distracted when the youngest group started having races where they moved like different animals and it wasn't long before everyone was joining in that fun!
Friday morning, Ryan took the girls to help set up the flags for the Healing Field. This is always such a busy time of year for Ryan...with the Healing Field and Citizen's Academy which also started this week. I am so grateful for his good, stable job...but sometimes it's hard to have him gone so much!
Soccer practices are in full swing...on Thursday all 5 of my players had
practice! The only way that worked out was because Logan went with his
coach (his best friend's dad) and Ryan didn't have a council meeting so
he was able to take Corbin to his practice. They all got their
uniforms this week... a rainbow of colors! Our first games were on Saturday. The first game started at 8:00 and the last one started at 1:30...it was a LONG day...thankfully, we don't have games spread out that long again. Corbin's was the last game...I think he was giving up on being able to play the longer the morning went on...he was very glad when it was finally his turn to play.
Sunday evening, we played UNO...ALL of us! Yep, all 8 of us played a game together. I called it a momentous occasion. Corbin and Mason needed a little help...but they understood how to play the same color of card so it worked out fine...Corbin even won the game! Maybe next time we won't give him so much help!