Friday, September 20, 2013

Dixie Round-Up Parade

Saturday was a busy day for us. First thing in the morning we watched Jacob and Parker play football. Since they live in different areas they are on separate teams, but the good thing is their games were back to back. Jacob's team played Virgin Valley and won!!

But we were at the football field for three hours and Brooklyn thought was she was Spiderman and could scale the bleachers with no problems. She even had a small fall but kept going after that little scare.

The boys did great. I can't believe how much they learned since starting practice in the summer. I wasn't able to get a picture of Parker because I had to leave a little before his game ended but I got one of Jacob.

I'm excited because they both play separate times again this weekend and now Parker plays Virgin Valley. :)

After the game Brookie is out. She fell asleep in the car and then slept for two hours. While she slept Vanessa came over to visit, it was so nice to see her.

Then as soon as Brooklyn woke up it was time to get ready and head to the parade. Lindsay and Emma were in the parade with their dance company and they were going to be carrying the banner together. Emma was excited, Lindsay not so much. LOL

I was excited because this was the first parade Brooklyn really knew what was going on. She loved it, but she ran out in the road too much, I was chasing her a lot.

Uncle Allan helped me tame the cute little beast.

Here come the girls!

Saturday, September 14, 2013

My little dancer!

It's been almost two months since I blogged? Wow, I guess summer went by pretty quick and I couldn't be more happy. We have had cloudy and rainy days for a couple weeks and I love it, it's been kind of a nice early transition to fall, although I know we do have a couple more days in the 90's. I'm just glad we are no longer in the triple digits, makes for beautiful evenings.

Since I last blogged we moved AGAIN, but we LOVE are new place so much. We have garage and a nice little fenced in back yard.

In the middle of moving we found out that Dave's older brother Lucas passed away. This was so hard on Dave, he was so sad that Luke didn't get a chance to meet Brooklyn and that makes me sad too. Dave loved Luke so much, he looked up to him and was always calling and checking on him. We weren't able to make it out for his memorial, but we are planning a trip to Minnesota after the new year. Dave would love for Brooklyn to see where he grew up.

Onto my blog title, we signed Brooklyn up for dance. I have been so excited about this for so long. When Allie was in this class last year, we mentioned that it would be cute if Penelope and Brookie could be in class with her the following year. So we did it and I was gushing all day. I was also worried, Brooklyn is the youngest in the class and I was worried that she was too young to pay attention and know what they were doing. But during her first class she did so well. I was so proud of her, and Ashley dressed her up so cute. Thankfully I am able to take an early lunch on dance days and I can go with her. I love seeing the three babies (not babies so much anymore) in this class together, they're adorable.

We have had dance classes four times now and each time we go Brooklyn gets more comfortable. She still doesn't like me to leave the room, but she knows what to do more and more. The only bad thing about her being more comfortable is that in the middle of a lesson she will yell "Mom" to one of the teachers and tell them she wants a toy out of their toy bin (in her own language of course), so she loses focus and wants to get toys out. Ugh, sorry dance teachers. I hope she doesn't do this every week.

They are already practicing their Christmas dance and they will have two performances, can't wait.

How did our babies go from this:

To this: