December 2013 Recap

December brought Christmas, of course, and so much more! We celebrated Grandpa Charlie’s birthday with Grandma and with two of his favorite sweet treats (Butter Pecan ice cream and chocolate-covered pretzels).  The girls woke up thinking it would be really special to celebrate him since we “remember him in Heaven”. The girls’ dance team had their first game – but not at CHCA.  Instead, at halftime of a UC Bearcats game! They also had their CHCA PK-Kindergarten Christmas Program, during {Read More}

Gymboree!

In addition to the aquarium, Nolan and I have joined Gymboree for play and music classes, which I had always wanted to do with Elise and Avery.  One child is so much more affordable – imagine that 🙂 The first time he walked in, it was as if his whole world changed.  You could see it in his eyes – there are things my size, and a place just for me to play instead of tagging along with my big {Read More}

CHCA Christmas Program and Daddy-Daughter Dance

While we’ve been singing the praises of Avery and Elise’s first year of school, there are two more events from 2012 especially worth sharing.  The first is their Preschool and Kindergarten Christmas Concert, which was so beautiful and entertaining.  The kids had all worked very hard all year in music, and were very prepared for their selection of songs.  I’ll have video for you whenever I get to that particular folder (sigh – soon?), but you’ll just have to take {Read More}