Friday, August 21, 2009

Family Pictures!

We haven't taken family pictures since Parker was 1 yrs. old. So it was about time for an updated family photo. My friend Mary is a awesome photographer and did and amazing job in capturing my children's personalities.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Andrew's Baptism!

Andrew was baptized this last Saturday on August 15th. It was a very special day as most of you know having your first child baptized. On my side of the family he is the first grandchild and great-grandchild on the Carr and Woolley side to be baptized.

We had over 50 people come share this special day with Andrew and I'm so very grateful to all those friends and family members who made this special day for Andrew a priority. Following the baptism we had a birthday party at our house for Andrew and everyone who came to the baptism came to the party and let's just say my house was bursting at the seams, but again it is wonderful to have so many people in your life that you can share these special occasions with.

I'm grateful to be a member of the church and as Andrew now has the Gift of the Holy Ghost to help guide him through the trials of life, and as he learns and his testimony grows I saw on Saturday a small glimpse of the man he is going to be and I know what a great missionary he is going to become.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Back to School!

Toady is the first day of school! Andrew is going into 2nd grade and Hunter is a kindergartner!

Although the boys rode the bus to school Kevin and I met them at school so we could walk them to their classrooms! Hunter was so excited to ride the bus with Andrew!

Andrew is not one for good byes he couldn't wait to go see his friends at school!

Here's Hunter on the kindergartner playground! When we got to school he was like no big deal and ran off to play!

Here's Hunter in his class, he has such a great teacher and as we brought the kids to school today she handed each of the parents the following poem:

The First Day

I gave you a little wink & smile
As you entered my room today.
For I know how hard it is to leave
And know your child must stay.
You've been with him/her for 5 years now
And have been a loving guide.
But now, alas, the time has come.
To leave him/her at my side.
Just know that as you drive away
And tears down your cheeks may flow,
I'll love him/her as I would my own
and help him/her learn to grow.
For as a parent, I too know
How quickly the years do pass
And I remember the day it was my turn
To take my child to class.
So, please put your mind at ease
And cry those tears no more
For I will love him/her and take him/her in
When you leave him/her at my door.

Love, Ms. Sherwood

Friday, August 7, 2009

It's Great to be 8!

Every year, on your birthday,
I think about the day you
were born, and
how thankful and blessed we are
to have you in our life's.
Every year is another year
filled with the special joys you bring
just by being you.
Every year, when you open your birthday gifts,
realize what a gift you are
to everyone who knows you,
especially your family.
Happy Birthday!
We love you!