Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Accidents, Accidents & MORE Accidents!!!

Tonight Sienna got her first bloody nose and her gazillionth fat lip. She decided to do a face plant on the coffee table. I'm guessing if she could do it over again, she would probably NOT jump across the couch and launch onto the coffee table...face first. Guess we'll find out... This was just ONE of the accidents that has occurred in the last 24 hours. Yesterday, Brayden launched into the coffee table with his hip, resulting in a huge bruise. Not 5 minutes later, he fell on the coffee table, face first and ended up with a huge bruise and a swollen cheek. I'm thinking at this point the coffee table has got to go! ;) And, today we went to the preschool for a Safety Event (police, ambulance, fire truck, etc) and Brayden fell on the playground and skinned his knee and shin...blood and sand all mixed in together. UGH. Oh, and did I mention that both kids have fairly yucky colds this week?!?!?! I am so ready to go back to a healthy, accident-free life!!!

Friday, September 17, 2010

Brayden's 1st Day of Preschool!

Wednesday was Brayden's first day of preschool! This year Brayden is in Teacher Andy's 4's class (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) and Sienna is in Teacher Andy's 3's class (Tuesday, Thursday). Have I also mentioned that I'm now the preschool's Treasurer? This is going to be one busy year!!!
In the 4's class, they write their whole name in the sand!

Math games!
Brayden was so excited to be back at school! I hope that he always loves school this much!
I must say that it was MUCH easier dropping Brayden off at school than it was Sienna. Brayden has several close friends in was so cute to see him sit right down and start chatting away. When I dropped Sienna off on Thursday, I was so scared that she wasn't going to want me to leave. She's such a mommy's girl and has NO IDEA how to play with other kids, without her "security blanket", Brayden. But, she did pretty good at drop off and did great after I left. HOORAY! Once she makes some friends of her own, I know I'll feel more relaxed. At least she told me that she "LOVES" Teacher Andy!!!

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Sienna's 1st Day of Preschool!

Today was Sienna's FIRST day of preschool!!!! It's hard to believe that just 1 year ago, Brayden had his first day of preschool! She wouldn't put her backpack on, but she eventually decided to let me take her picture with her lunchbox. :)
I decided I should make Sienna's first day my first parent help day, too. Between Brayden's class (4's) and Sienna's (3's), I have 23 parent help days this year. I figured Sienna wouldn't let me leave, anyways, so I might as well make it count! Since we had to arrive 30 minutes early, Sienna and Ryan (his mom was also parent helping) helped Teacher Andy put all 15 name cards on the board!

Then Teacher Andy showed Sienna how to draw the first letter of her name in the red sand.
Then it was Sienna's turn to draw the "S"!
She surprised me and drew her first "S"...and it was perfect! I wish you could see it in the picture, but the "S" didn't really show up. Darn!
After signing in, the kids go directly to the math games table.
After math games, Sienna had fun playing with dye, eye droppers and ice cube trays!
Sienna's "Rainbow Girl"!
Snack time!
All 15 3 year old's eating their snacks!
What a fun day! I was a little nervous having 15 kids in the class (Brayden's 3 year old class only had 11), but they all did pretty good. Sienna even did good until snack time was over, and then she must have gotten tired because she wanted me to hold her and threw a small tantrum. But, I expected that to happen the entire day, so I still consider it a success. Now we'll just have to see how she does on Thursday when I drop her off...hopefully she'll want to stay and won't start crying! Tomorrow is Brayden's first day of school...I expect that to go smoothly since Brayden LOVES the school, and Teacher Andy!