Family Game Night

Tonight was family game night. We pulled out a couple of kid-friendly board games and sat down for an enjoyable evening of family fun. Colin and Lauren had a great time playing a couple of rounds of Candy Land and Chutes and Ladders.

Famly playing Candy Land

Lauren ended up winning every game and Colin was not happy about this. He had a mini meltdown and we ended up having a discussion about how these games were simply games of chance. However, Colin was quite upset about how Lauren didn’t even let him win one game. “It’s just not fair” he said. Moments later all was forgotten and despite the little meltdown at the end I really believe that everyone had a great time. It was nice to stay home and hang out together.

VTech Kidizoom Digital Camera

Colin loves taking photos with his new VTech Kidizoom Digital Camera. He received a VTech digital camera for Christmas this year and it seems to be one of his favorite toys. He enjoys taking photos and as soon as we grab our Canon Digital Rebel he is looking for his VTech camera. In addition to photos Colin can take short video clips, mess around with some digital effects (see below) and even play some games.

Below is a photo that he allowed me to take of him.

Colin Vtech Digital Effect

Valentine’s Day

Colin & Lauren enjoyed another Valentine’s Day. At school the celebrated the day by exchanging cards to all of the classmates. Colin picked out “Cars” themed valentines while Lauren went with “Princess’s”.

Later that evening we handed them their cards from us and of course some candy, a balloon and some other goodies.

Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Pre-K Basketball

Colin has been playing basketball in a pre-school / kindergarten league in town. Seeing that he never played the game before he seems to be doing pretty good. Although he hasn’t exactly had a basket yet; he does get a little bit closer in every game. He enjoys playing and looks forward to the games on Sunday.

Colin playing basketball