A Week In Mommyland (Week 35)

2 Sep

Back to school time has arrived!!! This week was CRAZY here in Mommyland as everyone adjusted to the new routine. Oh who am I kidding, we’re still pretty far from adjusted.

Monday.

Mommyland

Cameron started second grade and was both excited and nervous for a new teacher, in a new classroom, with new classmates. He keeps saying he hates school and that it’s no fun…suck it up kid!

I don’t think he really means it, I think it’s just Cameron being Cameron.

Tuesday.

Mommyland

Ever since Cameron went to art camp this summer he’s gotten even more into drawing. He drew this for Bill and I couldn’t help but smile.

It’s supposed to be Optimus Prime (that’s Transformers for anyone who might not have boys) and while it looks very little like Optimus, he’s still cute. I think Cameron might be our budding little artist.

Wednesday.

Mommyland

Logan hasn’t started back to school yet so he’s been my sidekick while Cameron is at school all day. It’s kind of fun palling around with him and he’s much better behaved when big brother isn’t around.

Thursday.

Mommyland

Since Cameron has gotten so into drawing I thought he needed a little art set. I found this cool Crayola set that had a sketch book, stencils, markers, colored pencils and twistable crayons in it. He wasted no time breaking it out and drawing a bunch of pictures.

When Cameron isn’t playing on his iPad, he’s drawing. Can you guess which one I prefer him to do? I’ll give you a hint, what I’d rather Cameron be doing does not need a power supply.

Friday.

Mommyland

We took the kids into town to The Market at Liberty Place and Cameron ran into a bunch of buds from school. The conversation revolved around Minecraft and what apps they all have on their iPads. Yes, they’re in second grade.

It was cute to see them all hanging out chatting on a Friday night, it’s like a glimpse of that’s to come. Only then they won’t let me anywhere near them.

Saturday.

Mommyland

We have finally gotten tired of our property looking as if the Adams family lives here! Everything growing outside has gotten out of control and when I think of how we were looking better than Longwood Gardens only a few short years ago it makes me sick.

I couldn’t take the gnats out there so it was all Bill and the kids getting things cleaned up. We have a long way to go but the house looks so much better already.

Sunday.

 Mommyland

As if Bill hadn’t done enough by pruning and cleaning out most of the overgrowth, he decided to move the entrance to the back deck while he was at it. It used to be on the right side facing the neighbor’s house and it was an uneven step off.

Now the deck feels so much bigger and the kids love taking off out the back door and heading straight out to the swing set.

Step by step, little by little we are making The Hill our own.

How was your week? Did the kids go back to school or were you enjoying the last little bit of summer? Feel free to share your highlights.

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