Monday, May 18, 2009

Family Night

It is such a special but fleeting time in our lives. Our kids are no longer babies, but are still at home most of the time. We don't have a lot of extra curricular activities going on in our lives at this time. Tyler is in first grade (almost second! ACK! When did that happen?) and did just start baseball, but I haven't felt the impact from that yet since tomorrow is only his second practice. So for the most part, we get to be just us. I love it.

I realized today, we are at the beginning of the kids' lives getting busier and I have taken this special, exclusive time of "just us" for granted. *sad*

Tonight, Luke made our together time fun. He does that a lot. He pulled out his "DARK TOWER" game that he has had since he was 9 or 10! We're talking like 27 years old!! ANCIENT!! Sorry honey.

The batteries had been left in it and leaked. It put up quite a fight, but we got it working. Usually bedtime is bedtime, but the game wasn't over yet. An hour and a half later (10:00pm-the game was even longer than that), it finally ended. Luckily the kids had napped, but still!! Hopefully we won't pay for our fun tomorrow - ie temper tantrums, etc - oh, and I hope the kids act okay too! :)

Emma's the winner!!

Thanks for a fun evening, Daddy!
*yawn* "goodnight"


  1. Sounds like fun. We smudge on bedtime sometimes too. Tyler looks so old. I can't believe it.

  2. Oh my goodness, I totally remember "Dark Tower". Luke would never let us play that dang game alone. I think he thought we were going to break it.... I probably would have. It is fun that you guys are still playing that game. Does Luke still win :o)

  3. I remember that game, too. Did I mention that Marlies has YET to look at my blog, but she COMMENTED on yours! LOL

  4. Hi Friend! I miss you! let's get together. Hayden keeps asking to play with "that big boy that likes Ben Ten".