Tuesday, April 13, 2010


We've had a lot to celebrate recently. My parents came to town for spring break and they brought my niece, Jami, with them. She hasn't been to our house in quite a while and it was so fun to have her here with us. My kids love to stay home, and they were beyond thrilled that Grandma and Grandpa came to stay with them during spring break so they wouldn't have to get up and go to camp.

These are my parents' grandkids minus one. Their oldest grandchild didn't make this trip.

Grandkids Minus One

Easter was another great cause for celebration. Celebrating Jesus' rise from the grave -- what could be greater? Of course, we had to dye eggs (where did this tradition begin--I need to look that up) and have an Easter egg hunt.



Andrew also had a soccer game while Grandma, Grandpa and Jami were here. His team won 6-2, and Andrew scored 5 goals. After the 4th goal, his coach put him on defense. Andrew wasn't very happy about not being able to "cross that line." When I told him it was okay, he told me it wasn't because it meant that he couldn't score another goal. Needless to say, he crossed the line and scored again. It was just too much for him to resist when the ball came across the line. His coached told him, "No more." I think that's a good thing. Andrew ~ not so much. He'll learn.

This is what it looks like after Andrew scores a goal.

Goal Celebration
Goal Celebration 2
Goal Celebration 3

The direct look to the sideline was extra. He had a pretty big audience there and wanted to be certain that everyone saw him score. He also celebrates this way when one of his teammates scores.

Another cause for celebration - Maylin and Pearson. My cousin, Traci, and her husband, Adam, are recently home from adopting two children from Tawain. I was able to spend some time with them at the park over the weekend.



There are some new kids in town, and we can't wait to spend more time with them.


Sunshine Mama said...

That's a wonderful bubbles picture at the end. WOW your son is having a blast. What enthusiasm!! That must be so fun for you to watch him get so excited. And, then, for your parents to be able to see it too. Priceless!

This is a great time of year to have visits and company. Perfect weather...except for the pollen of course.

Kristi said...

Andrew is gonna be a big soccer star. But then, Andrew has serious enthusiasm in whatever he does!
Great picture of the N grandkids (minus Colt of course ~ but he would have been too tall in the picture anyway).
I hope we get to catch one of Andrew's soccer games when we are in town for a bit longer!