Sunday, February 7, 2010

Just the Run of the Mill

I feel so bad not getting my blog updated, but not a whole lot has been happening. Since Christmas we are just in the mode of school work, cleaning the closets, and organizing the house.

Nico is doing fanastic on his lessons and it makes the days go by quickly. Luca is doing better keeping himself occupied (in a good way) while we are doing lessons. He likes to sit and watch TV more (only educational shows) and he likes to draw. He will come in the school room and say, "Draw" and pull out his special box of crayons. He'll sit at the table and draw. He is now drawing small circles vs the big round scribbles. He will say, "round, round, round; see mommy!" Of course, we praise with great voices and clapping. He also likes drawing on the dry erase board. We plan to start preschool (at home of course) in July when our next school year starts. He will be 3 in May! He is already doing school type things anyway, but we will officially start organized activities for a couple hours a day. He also loves puzzles and is very good at them.

We are excited to be going to Kansas City, Kansas the end of the month with my friend from work (and her husband). We are headed to the Great Wolf Lodge which has an indoor water park. I am so ready to get a break and go somewhere. The kids will have a blast. We are hoping to go to a couple of other museums or such in the area as well. Just quality time away from home will be fun.

I am hoping to post pictures soon. I haven't taken a whole lot since Christmas. Nico did make an amazing Valentine box this year and I will post pictures of that.


Pamela/Mommy said...

My husband is from KC. He always raves about the Nelson Art Gallery (in KC, MO). They have classes for children to do an art project several times a week. You may want to check into it while you are there. My mother-in-law framed some of the amazing things Jason created there as a child and they are displayed in our home. Some of them look like we could have paid big bucks for them!


Debbie, I know how hard it is to update a blog. Thank You for writing and I hope you are having the best day. Look forward to reading and seeing pics of your trip. Will it be another RV trip? Blessings,

Jen said...

Hi Debbie,

We went to KC last fall when Jim was there on business. The T-Rex cafe is located in the big outdoor mall right next to Great Wolf Lodge. It is a must-see for little boys! Plus, they can dig for dino bones and sift for fossils (loggable hours!!!).

Also, we went to Kaleidescope at Crown Center. It's Hallmark's FREE kid-creation-station type place. And while in Crown Center, Fitz's restuarant is great... the food gets brought to your table by little trains.

Have a great trip. I am so jealous! Would love to get away for a few days... this winter is killing me!

Hope to see you guys soon!

Jen, Patrick, Meghan, and James Meehan