We all met up with my parents for dinner. Mark came straight from work, I took two of the three boys and Lexi had to work.
|Nick and my Mom|
|Nick and my Dad|
Dinner at TGI Friday's is always good tasting, we have had a few problems with service at this particular TGIF in the past, but I am a big fan of the Pecan Crusted Chicken salad and this is Nick's favorite.
My mom has been busy venturing into a new business with six friends. It sounds exciting, but risky and she presented a little hesitance about things last evening. I am hoping she makes a sound decision with this despite her fears. I have been and still encourage her to get on Facebook as she could spread her business this way too. She is an artist, and specifically does quilts.
We all enjoyed dinner and Gavin had to tell the waitress that it was Nick's Birthday so the staff sung to him. He was embarrassed, but I know he liked it.
That looks like a smile of enjoyment not embarrassment to me!!!! Happy Birthday Nick!! My mom and I shared stories about when Nick was a baby, and after dinner Gavin went home with Mark and I got some more alone time with Nick. We spent some time at the mall. I used some Bath and Body coupons for some FREE and discounted items. I LOVE THAT!!! and he went home. It was a nice day with my eldest son. April 1st proved to be a beautiful warm day and Gavin and I took the bikes out for the first ride of the season. He had his 6th grade physical earlier that day and is HEALTHY!!! He also got his tetnas shot and was so worried it would hurt, when it was over he was shocked it wasn't that bad...Isn't it always like that. He has been working on State Exams all week. I might be more of an ANGRY mom about this Common CORE if Gavin was actually struggling with things, but he seems to have a natural ability to simply just "get it". (This is definitely NOT my genetic make up). He continues to do well with this stuff and I am NOT to concerned about it. Others might have a different opinion about it.
A few months ago, I applied for a 30 hour FREE CASAC class that I was surprisingly accepted to take and the classroom work happens to be during the kids spring break. I haven't said much to the kids yet, but I am thinking we might postpone the trip to DC. My classes are in Albany, so Mark and I are thinking about doing something around that area and his moms instead. Financially it makes more sense anyways.
It looks like it might be another beautiful day, the snow is melting, the birds are chirping. I am SO glad to be done with winter. I think today I will try and be outdoors, and try not to think that I am actually the MOM of a 21 year old. Til next time.TTFN