Weekly Wrap-up? Ok, to be honest, it has been so long that I’ve done one of these posts that it’s really going to cover the last 2 months!
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On August 30 my 4th child was baptized by her father in a nearby lake. I’m so proud of her for making the decision to follow Jesus and identify with him in baptism!
Is this little girl cute or what! She has now decided she doesn’t need an afternoon nap anymore. I’m not ready for that!
Worship in the Park:
Our family supporting her baptism day:
My kids with a young lady who was heading off to college:
We’ve been studying astronomy with the elementary kids. Here are my meager attempts at photos of the recent lunar eclipse:
And a few other projects we’ve done for astronomy. Balloons representing the sun and planets:
Solar eclipse. We were shining a flashlight toward the earth with the moon in between.
A salt dough model of Mercury which has been hit with many asteroids (it doesn’t have an atmosphere):
Dropping “asteroids” onto the surface of a “planet”:
In September and October we have several celebrations. My husband and I have been married 16 years!
This pretty one is six:
This sweet boy is 8:
And here is our new 11-year-old:
Check out my 2-year-old singing “Happy Birthday.” She’s getting pretty good at it!
And, last but not least, Dad! (With the biggest cake fail ever.):
My two oldest sons presented speeches for their Young Speakers Guild assignments (part of the Institute for Cultural Communicators). Here is “The History of Musical Theater.”
And a recitation of “The Remarkable Farkle McBride” by John Lithgow:
I love this baseball painting that my daughter made at our Tapestry of Grace Fellowship Group (co-op). It has a quote by Babe Ruth:
Here is my loving 4-year-old:
And this is what I’m looking like these days:
I’m having a ball teaching the toddlers music at Tapestry:
My oldest daughter has made some dresses for her doll:
And we’re taking advantage of the great weather to play in the park each week while my oldest takes his saxophone lesson:
My second son has started a few projects: taking Nerf guns apart, repainting them, and changing them:
Next week is the Showcase for the theater classes my kids started back in August. My two oldest girls have LOVED their theater makup class!
And a brand new hairstyle for the girls!
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