Sunday, September 28, 2008
Sam had his first experience at Chuck E Cheese celebrating a friend's third birthday. He was a bit timid and very overwhelmed. He did not like the life size mouse, very scary. He did try lots of new things including skee ball, riding a fake pony and playing a video game. In the end, the pizza and the cake helped him ease into some familiarity and he had a great time. [Likely not going back there for a while...]
Sam had a great birthday party. His friends Jacob, Noah, Ethan and Owen were there with their younger siblings, Eli, Carly, Lauren and Anna. We had a great time swimming and then enjoyed breaking open the pinata and eating cake. Sam was so happy to have Gema and Grandpa at his party, what a special treat!
Sam celebrated his birthday at school on Shabbat. Gema and Grandpa and Tyler were also there for the celebration (and Mommy). The entire school sang Happy Birthday to Sam in English, then in Hebrew, while Sam stood up at the front of the chapel, a bit wary of all of the attention. The entire family received the honor of leading the school in the washing of the hands and saying the blessing over the challah (Sam made sure we did that one so we could sneak some challah before everyone else). We then shared some pudding with whipped cream on top with his class in celebration.
Sunday, September 21, 2008
Friday, September 19, 2008
Monday, September 15, 2008
Sunday, September 14, 2008
Saturday, September 13, 2008
Well, we made it. Actually, thankfully, San Antonio was not affected by the storm. We are enjoying some sunny weather and blue skies.
Sam and Tyler are getting along quite well as of late. Tyler lights up when Sam comes into the room. We will see how long that lasts...