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Entries from October 2013

Halloween Extravaganza

October 31st, 2013 by Eleanor · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

One thing that I’m just starting to appreciate as a parent is that Halloween isn’t a day, it’s at least a week long event.  Our Halloween season started last Friday with the Harvest Dance at McGilvra Elementary school.  Lydia and Hadley are in kindergarten and this was probably a nicer dance than I ever went to before […]

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Lunch bunch

October 21st, 2013 by Eleanor · Comments Off on Lunch bunch · Uncategorized

Jotting down an example of Lydia and Hadley’s special bond, so I don’t forget this sweet stage of their lives. Lydia and Hadley are now in different kindergarten classes and their teachers do things a bit differently.  They each have behavior charts, and in Hadley’s class the reward for staying on green (in the green, […]

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Pumpkin Patch

October 17th, 2013 by Eleanor · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Last Sunday (right before Lydia’s run-a-thon), we took advantage of a beautiful, sunny fall day and did our traditional pumpkin patch outing.  This time we tried a new spot, Carleton Farms, which had a pumpkin patch AND a corn maze.  It was the first time through a corn maze for all 4 of us and super fun.  […]

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And another one’s gone

October 15th, 2013 by Eleanor · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Teeth are flying out of mouths at our house.  Today, Lydia lost her 2nd tooth in 4 days!  She’s now even with her sister. Good thing corn on the cob season is over.

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McGilvra Run-a-thon

October 13th, 2013 by Eleanor · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

The Annual McGiilvra Run-a-thon was on Thursday, Oct 10.  It’s a major fundraiser for Lydia and Hadley’s school, which we are fortunate has a very involved PTA that raises money to fund extra teachers and programs.  It’s an hour event where the kids run as many laps as they can around the soccer field (the […]

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Another one bites the dust

October 11th, 2013 by Eleanor · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Lydia is now part of the missing tooth club!  She is sooooooooooooo excited, especially since Hadley has already lost two.  Hopefully the tooth fairy won’t flake out like she did with Hadley’s second tooth.

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