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Back to School

The great thing about my kids is they love to pose.  I did our traditional back to school photos where everyone is excited to see their friends and go back to school.......   This year I have 2 junior high kids.  Wow!  When did that happen!?  Savannah & Larry are at the junior high & the other three are at the elementary.  Xander & Larry are in band this year.  Xander plays the French horn & Larry plays the trumpet.  Larry recently made it to the all county band and he was asked to test for the DUKE program for gifted students.  We are very proud of him.  Ethan & Xander are at the top of their grades & Xander is at the top in his school for reading.  I recently spoke to the school librarian who informed me Xander helps her choose which books to order.  He is very proud of this fact.  Savannah & Larry just finished their cross country season.  Savannah somehow finished the meet first for jr high girls and Larry was 3rd for boys.  And Xander & Ruby just fi…

Ethan

Blog catchup.... As all of you know, Ethan fell off the monkey bars and broke his shoulder last month. The above picture is of him at his first & last soccer game of the season.  Poor little guy was even the star player for his team.  He was also on his school cross country team.  He was really bummed to miss out on all the practices and meets.  

Here is Ethan the day after he broke his shoulder.  He had a large bone cyst on his upper humerous where the break occurred.  We learned that it is quite common among children.  And many children are lucky enough to outgrow it without a break.  

Aunt Lynette knows her boy!  She surprised him with a couple of Pokemon cards!

Ethan has had quite an adventure with this break.  He was admitted to PMC ER but because it was a high break, they advised us to take him to UK.  So Ethan & his dad made the late night trip where they slinged it.  We were quite skeptical of the flimsy sling, but after 6 weeks, he is doing great.   I took him to a special…