Fortunately, we're still experiencing Fall weather at the beginning of November. We are loving it!
Since school started, R loves to be outside as soon as she gets home from school, whether we go for a bike ride,
or just play (finishing her homework first, of course =)
- E loves to read just like Rainey):
Sometimes we play games inside - this is the current favorite:
Or the girls spend time together, playing or reading:
Here's our little kindergartner - she looks so big to me:
R is still adjusting to full day kindergarten, and she tells me to wait for her to go on our adventures. Because that can't happen, I told her she could choose what we do on her days off. So on the four day weekend, we headed to the dinosaur museum and Thanksgiving point gardens on one day...
Playing at the children's gardens first
How beautiful are those colors? You can see the girls rolling down the hill, and Ikey loved to watch. We had such a great day!
...and on the other day, we went on a mini hike per R's requests. We were lucky Aunt Alex could join us! It was a bit chilly so we weren't out for long.
Another popular activity is gymnastics - both girls take a class and they love it!
This happens all the time around our house (along with jump rope tricks):
Here's pictures R took on the way to gymnastics class - I love the car ride from her perspective:
I get lots of time with just E and Ike while R is at school - we love to go on bike rides with them in the burley and explore new parks. We also play at home -
I love this phase where a toy has to be in the mouth while crawling:
Greeting me at the door - brings me such joy!
E loves Ikey so much - sometimes her love is a bit too strong and I have to help her give him some space.
But one day, I was cleaning the kitchen while these two were playing in the playroom and when I went to peek in on them, this is what I found - such sweet friends:
Some other highlights for me - family hike to Cecret Lake (we will summit one day!):
Visiting a pumpkin patch with this fun activity - R LOVED it:
Weekend morning family snuggles during Ikey's nap:
A visit from Papa and Grandma:
Life is great! We are busy and happy and feeling very grateful for everything we enjoy.