Mother's Day. We aren't really a family who makes a big deal about every holiday, including Mother's Day. We didn't do anything especially special, just stayed home and then I went to my sister's where Witten cried most of the time because he didn't feel good, or he really hates Mother's Day. I made my own breakfast, but mostly because I wanted eggs benedict and that doesn't fall under the category of Things David knows how to cook. Alana made me tons of colorings and cards, at least 10, and I already had a beautiful flower pot that she had made at school. Ava even made a large quantity of masterpieces, she was a coloring fool that day.
In early afternoon the girls got restless and wanted to go to David's parents house to play, so we let them do that and Witten, David, and I all went to Tucson to go to Eegee's, Dairy Queen, and the mall. We are real thrillseekers, I know. Then we lit sparklers at David's parents house since they have a fenced in backyard and no one could see us breaking the law like rebels. Out of my 3 kids Alana is the only one who can really play with sparklers. She holds it out at a distance like its going to bite her, but she holds it. Ava runs away screaming like sparklers are going to attack her, and Witten wants to harness the power of its fire to use for his own benefit.
Besides holidays and the insane amount of movies we've seen like Superman, This is the End, Monsters University, Fast 6, and White House Down, we have mostly stayed home. Alana did some camps at the beginning of the summer, but after that our days have been pretty laid back and I've changed out of my pajamas as little as possible.
My boy turning one threw me for a loop and I spent a whole day decorating for his party and feeling sorry for myself, but that's a whole other post.
Soon Alana will be starting first grade (in 13 days?!!) and our days will go back to being a little more routine and a little less lay around on the couch. Ava will pretend to be sad but I'm sure she'll be glad to be in control of the TV programming once again. They'll miss each other a little bit for that 7 hours everyday though. Maybe just a tad.