Saturday, September 6, 2008

A week of firsts

It's been an exciting and busy week around here. There were many firsts for us and it was so fun. It was the first week of kindergarten for Ashby. Seriously, there's a kindergartner that lives here? Crazy. Then it was the first day of soccer practice for Ashby. She has been more excited about soccer than anything else this week. In an effort to develop some of Avery's talents, she started dance class this week. She loved it and unfortunately is not so good with days so is asking me everyday if it's time for dance class again. It was also the first soccer game today. Both girls have been troopers with this busy week. Getting up early is going to take some getting used to, but we are excited. Ashby is in full day kindergarten and I can't believe what a long day it is. Avery and I miss her so much while she's gone. It's been very fun to move into this new phase of our family's life.
First day of school. Luckily the elementary school is eight houses away. I love that she doesn't have to ride the bus. Both girls complain the whole way that it's so far and they are so hot. It's rather humorous.

First soccer practice. Ashby had a great time participating in a circuit type practice. They practiced a lot of different skills, like passing, running, stopping the ball and of course scoring.

On our way to dance class. Avery did a wonderful job telling her teacher her name. She even remembered what her teacher's name was to tell Roger. I am particularly looking forward to watching dance class every week.

Before the first soccer game. Go Bears!! The format for the league Ashby is in is brilliant. They play 3 on 3, there's no goalie and there are only 5-6 kids on each team. The goal definitely is for everyone to play and for everyone to have fun. It was truly a joy to watch today. We loved it.

9 comments:

Mandy said...

That sounds like so much fun! (and a lot of running around for you) I am just picturg Avery and then my girls in dance class. Too cute. I hope you can get some video.

lacieinthesky said...

How cute! And I didn't know they did all-day kindergarten, that's crazy!

Kelly Jo said...

oh man, how exciting!! The girls looks so big!! Hope we can come up and in get in on all the action soon. . .Go Bears!

Nancy Sabina said...

Hooray for big girls! Now just when you get settled into this routine, someone new will come along and make it so a schedule is really impossible for a few months. Won't that be exciting!

kim ellsworth said...

i am a little bit jealous that you have all day kindergarten up there...maybe we should move!

Brittany said...

Those girls are so dang cute, and so big! When did that happen? So fun when your kids get old enought to do all of these fun things.

Windy said...

Oh chelsea I wish you lived here by me!! OUr lives seem so similar. Carter is in Kindergarden my second just started dance last week too and every day she asks is it my dance class today?? Haha I wish they had a sense of days and times. Carter asks me every day if Halloween is tomorrow thanks to the marketing department in the grocery stores for putting it all out right after July ended. Sheesh!!! Your girls are adorable. So do you know what your 3rd is? or is it a suprise?

Kari C. said...

The kids are growing up way too fast aren't they?

Daniel, Lyndsie and Makai said...

Wow, what a week! I can't believe your kids are old enough to do all those old things. Ashby in Kindergarten? That is nuts! I'll bet they get more fun the older they get.