Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Tingle Two's

Talk about close in age. These Tingle girls were all born within six weeks of each other.

Kenna Turns 1

Happy Birthday Kenna. We are so glad that were in town for your first birthday. It was a lot of fun playing with you.

Fayette Middle Cubs

The Fayette Middle Cubs lost their first game 38 to 6. Although the score was disappointing, it was a lot of fun. It was my first game as a parent. Peyton, Destiny, and I stood in the rain for two hours watching the boys play. Michael got plenty of play time. We are excited to be "CUBS" fans. Michael's the one that looks like a real football player. Number 67. We have some footage from the game, but not many of the pictures turned out....between the rain and the action my skills were severly tested.

Sunday, September 9, 2007

Quiet Weekend

Daddy took the kids out for a walk to the gas station on the corner. I'm sure they had plenty of candy before they came home.

It's been a while since I've been able to say that I've finished a book. In the past c0uple of weeks, I've finshed reading TWO. The girls are beginning to play a little better together...they don't need constant attention. Okay...that might be a bit of an overstatement, but we are getting there.

I took their bed out of our room today. They have a bed in their room, but we also had a bed on our floor for them: their old crib mattresses. Samantha has been beside herself all afternoon. She keeps bringing pillows from different beds in the house and putting them on the floor beside my bed. It's so sad. She knows Mommy is making an effort to kick her out. It's been over two years. I want my bed back. Sabrina nearly brought me to tears tonight. We are getting ready for bed and work tomorrow. I was putting my clothes out. "Wha you doin Momma?" "Getting my clothes ready for work tomorrow." Then she nailed me. "Please, I go to work too. Please Momma?" I'm going to think about her all day tomorrow. Michael has had his braces for a couple of weeks now. He is getting used to them. He's got his first football game on Tuesday, Sept 11th. He's really excited about it.
Destiny has made tremendous strides this year. Last year, she managed to get 1 90 on a spelling test and ALL other grades were below a 50...most of them were 20's. We knew she was in the wrong grade level. We made the decision to repeat the first grade. She's had three spelling tests so far. The first she made an 80. The second, she made a 90...and this week....she got ALL TEN WORDS AND THE BONUS WORD....105. We are so excited. She doesn't HATE school this year. She is actually enjoying it. We are so pleased. She's had some behavior issues, but I think even those might be close to behind us. Guess I'll find out at our parents meeting on Thursday night.

I took the kids to see Aunt Betty this weekend. They warmed up after a little while. They played with Roy's dog "Noodles" and seemed to like Betty's boyfriend David. Poor David was having to get up and turn the light back on every five seconds...Sabrina kept turning it off. They had a great time playing with the baby turtle. Samantha is wearing the red shirt. Sabrina is in the peach.