Thank you to Jennifer Fulwiler for hosting the 7QT. I haven't done one of these updates on everyone in awhile, so fasten your seat belt and enjoy the ride!
--- 1 ---Sarah starts 8th grade on Monday. How fast have the past 8 years gone anyway? Way fast, that's how. I remember walking her into Kindergarten...she was so tiny and such a sweetie. Then we changed schools in first grade and started our time in Catholic school. She was still tiny for so so long.
She's playing volleyball for school right now and has a spot on a club team for when that is over. She has worked hard to get her skills up and I can't wait to see where she goes from here with volleyball. She's prepared to hit the ground running with school and try to make the A honor roll right off the bat. She's a goal-setter and a goal-attainer and that makes me crazy proud.
--- 2 ---Dani starts 5th grade on Monday. I can't believe she will be 11 at the end of this month. I hope she enjoys this last year before middle school. She has spent all summer reading everything she can get her hands on. Dani is a speed-reader, so it doesn't take her very long to read things. She's interested in different books than Sarah. She got into the Percy Jackson books and never cared much to read Harry Potter. I have heard Dani practicing her guitar (even though we haven't had lessons this year).
|Another Pretty Girl!|
Swimming happened this summer was interesting for Dani as she got a taste of winning by winning her heats a few times. I am looking forward to the club team starting up again in September and getting her back in the water for practice.
--- 3 ---Helen starts 3rd grade on Monday. Yikes! My baby girl in the upper primary grades? Helen has spent some time this summer taking swimming lessons from a friend from our parish. I put Helen in the volleyball clinic this summer and she informed me afterward that she didn't think volleyball was her thing. She really wanted to get better at swimming and give the swim team a try. Twist my arm, ha! I am ecstatic to have another kid interested in swim team. I loved it as a kid and I still love the sport and hope to watch my kids participate in it as long as they want.
|How can there be so many pretty girls?|
My sister (who was a middle child) shared this on FB yesterday:
|Helen's a middle kid...|
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|There's a silly boy...|
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