Tuesday, September 18, 2007

How can my little girl be so big?

Morgan has been busy this past week. She had the annual Down syndrome Buddy Walk on Saturday at Murray Park. She was the most excited about seeing Barney there. She waved 'hi' to him but did not want to get too close. It was nice to see all the support given to this Buddy Walk since we have had such a mess with our local support groups deciding to not get along with eachother anymore. It is so sad since these groups were founded on unity and helping out each other. Morgan was just glad to get some cotton candy, play on the slides and try to run away from me at any given opportunity. Oh she can be so quick! :)
Morgan turned 5 years old on Monday! She had a little party at preschool with her teachers
and friends. She was so excited to get donuts and have everyone sing Happy Birthday to her. She is having a hard time with understanding that she is not 4 years old anymore. When anyone asks her how old she is, she still responds, 'Four!' And holds up 4 fingers to show them. I keep saying, 'No, Morgan, you are 5 years old now.' I don't think she likes that answer very much, although I think she is getting used to being corrected now after hearing it for the past few days.
We went to Jungle Jim's for her family birthday party. That is a little local carnival-type place with small rides and games. She had a great time and loved all the rides. It made me sad to realize that my oldest is now getting too old for things he used to love. It would have been a lot more fun for him to have just gotten a whole bunch of tokens for arcade games instead of spending the money on the all ride pass. It made me realize how fast my children are growing up and how I wish I was able to slow it all down somehow.

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Joining the Blogger World

Griffin loves walking and playing!

Morgan on her first day of preschool.

Jack likes to wear some sort
of soccer gear to school each day.

Hadley on her way to first
grade. She was very excited for
the full day of school with lunch.

Ryan playing in his first
gremlin football game.

Well I guess I finally decided to join the bloggers. It only takes me awhile to catch onto these new trends! :) I love being able to stay up to date with my friends that blog and thought at least it might get me journaling a little more about what is going on in my life and family.

The exciting events at our household are school (everyone but Griffin), primary sharing time and 22 weeks pregnant(Heather), soccer (Jack) , football(Ryan and Gavin) and walking (Griffin). That seems to be all that any of us have time for anymore.

Maybe one day I will learn how to journal on this and put my pictures where I want them. :)
For the time being this will have to do. Griffin and Morgan are done patiently waiting for mom to finish up on the computer.