Saturday, August 24, 2013


Pretty much gets away with anything and everything

Friday, August 23, 2013

Party at the Water Park

We got a special treat this evening, Jason's best friend helped with the building of the new water park in town and they got to have a special event one evening that we were able to attend. It was so nice because the park was shut down for just his company so there were not as many people as there are normally during the day. The kids had so much fun! Thanks DKP! 

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Soccer gets Started

This evening was Stella and Rhett's second soccer practice. They both did great and had a great time. Stella had gymnastics before practice and despite being hot and tired she still gave it her all. It was a big improvement from the year before. Rhett was so pumped about soccer but once we got there he was not so sure this was a good idea. After a little chat, he was ready to get out there and do his thing. He loves to run around so this is right up his alley. 

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

1st Day of School-Kindergarten

Today was Stella's first day of Kindergarten at Central Park of Morning Star Elementary in Mrs. Baldwin's class. Stella was so excited about school starting and ready to go this morning, she was a little nervous but more excited than anything. I know that she is going to have a great year and am looking forward to this new chapter in our lives. 

 We got into the school right as the final bell was ringing, we put her stuff in her cubby really fast and I got to take a picture but then it was time for us to leave and Stella to start her day. I was so proud of her for walking in and getting started, not being worried that we were leaving. She did so great this morning.

When I picked her up this afternoon, she was so full of excitement, she loved her first day of Kindergarten. I am so glad that it was a good day! I really think that she is going to do great!

What is your name? Stella Emory Skarsten
How old are you? just turned 6
Who is your mom? Lindsey
What does your mom do? she cooks for me and loves me
Who is your dad? Jason
What does your dad do? works at his work
What do you want to be when you grow up? a dancer, an artist, a singer, a gymnastics girl and a ballerina
What is your favorite food? mac and cheese, tuna fish, spaghetti, mezzaluna, tortellini
What food do you not like? bagel bites
What is your favorite animal? cats, dogs, poodles, baby hunting dogs
Where do you want to live when you grow up? that town were there is lots of taxis, the big city
Who do you want to marry? I don't know!
What does dad say? I want you to go to time out
What does mom say? you are going to be in trouble if you do that one more time
What do mom and dad do after you go to bed? do laundry, watch cartoons, then mommy goes to bed and daddy stays up to put Cyler to bed
What is your favorite song? shake it up
What is your favorite movie? Smurfs, Beauty and the Beast, Rapunzel
Where is your favorite place to eat? Taco Bell
What is your favorite book? Tallulah tutu
What would you buy with a million dollars? lots of pretty fashion clothes, pretty high heels, lots of hair stuff, make up, earrings, and some rings
What do you dream about? princesses
What are you scared of? lion
Why is the sky blue? because Jesus made it
How would the world be different if animals could talk? everyone would say "Oh my gosh!"
If you could be invisible for a day, what would you do? I would scare people
What are 5 words that describe you? fashionable, beautiful, nice, silly, lazy
What was a time that you felt lucky? when we got to go to the new water park
If you could make one rule that everyone had to follow, what would it be? You can jump and do flips on the couch
If you could give a gift to every child in the world, what would it be? Barbies

What is your favorite place in the world? the water park and taco bell

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Cy's nap

With Stella getting ready to start school, kindergarten, in less than a week, we have been trying to adjust our schedule so that it is not a total shock to us next week. This being much earlier bed and wake up times because she will have to be in school from 7:30-2:30 each day. The biggest issue is that the boys take a nap at 2 each afternoon which is when we have to leave the house to go and pick Stella up. I was trying to get the boys to take an earlier nap time but it was not working, so I decided today to try and keep them awake longer for a later nap time of when we would get home from picking her up. Well, that did not go so well with Cy, he just could not make it till 3, he did not get grumpy, he did not fuss, the big kids were playing all around him, the TV was on and he just crawled up in his chair and fell a sleep! Poor baby this is going to be so hard on him but we will figure it all out. 

Gosh I just love this little guy!