A week ago today, Brady got to be a chaperon for Britt's class as they went on a rafting field trip down the Willamette River. To say they both had a blast could be the understatement of the century - they enjoyed every single second of it! Truly, I can't tell who had more fun - Brady or Britt? I was apprehensive about the trip, and so I signed Brady up to be a chaperon. He grew up on a river, so he knows how to swim in those conditions. I can't swim, period. So I was nervous about Britt going without his dad, and luckily, it all worked out, and it was the best field trip Britt has ever been on! The weather was great, and Britt's dear friend Nicholas was on the same raft, so the two of them had lots and lots of fun. The guides were excellent, and wouldn't you know, Britt's raft won the splashing contest! They drenched another raft, thanks to Big Daddy himself. They even let the kids jump in the river at the end, which Britt loved more than anything. I'm so grateful Britt and Brady were able to experience this together, and now? They want to go on a "real" rafting trip! Who knows? Stranger things have happened. Brady managed to get some great pictures on his phone. It was a fabulous adventure, no doubt about it!
Saturday, May 17, 2014
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Thursday, May 15, 2014
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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
After receiving their certificates and kind words from Maren and Rick, the girls gave them their gifts, and then we had one last team picture. We were missing two girls, but you can still see this little team had a lot of heart. And now, on to beach volleyball with Coach Rick! We can't wait - it is going to be a fantastic summer!
From left to right: Coach Rick, Isa, Brendyl, Coach Maren, Lexi, Kamryn, Nikki and Brailey.
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Tuesday, May 13, 2014
I can honestly say, this year, Mother's Day was the best ever! How could it not be? The sun was shining, I had all three B's to myself, and we didn't have any work to do. It was amazing! I felt very loved and special and was truly treated like a Queen B, which, in case you didn't know, I am! As you can see, I had a wonderful breakfast made for me. Brailey cooked her first eggs, which she looked up on Google to learn how to fix. Britt cooked my favorite chocolate chip waffles, and the finishing touch, which really made my heart smile, were the peanuts. My B's are full of sweetness! Brady made the coffee and delivered it to me and then he sat back and enjoyed his little worker B's. I could hear them from my room, where I patiently waited, and it sounded like quite a scene to behold. Below, you see my beautiful gifts. Brailey spent so much time on them, it melts my heart! She is becoming more and more crafty and creative - I love it! And Britt has the all-boyness to his work that is every bit as precious.
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