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June - Jungle Book

With school out, this month was full of swimming lessons, acting classes, and lots of bike riding.  Alexa LOVED her Hale Center Theater acting class and they ended the class with a performance of The Jungle Book.  She was cast as Kaa the snake.  I know I'm a little biased, but she did soo well.  She knew the stage cues, songs, choreography, and even helped other people with their forgotten lines.  She's a natural and I'm glad we did it.  Kyle took a video of the performance.  Marmie, Grandpa Swingle, and Aunt Sara and the Lunas even came to watch.
Kyle is now officially the Parent Organization President at Alexa's School.  On top of being in the Bishopric and acting HOA President in our neighborhood.  He is one crazy, dedicated dad.  We loved celebrating him for Father's Day.

We had fun at our annual Thrive Games office olympics of sorts, complete with a dunk tank and face painting at the family BBQ to end the week.  We had some cute cousins with us at the BBQ.

I get to wear Tyvek bunny suits and face masks lately at work because of some specialized products we're drying, so I brought a suit home after a late night of testing and the kids thought it was great.  They said they looked like marshmallows and tasted delicious.
We also had fun with the cousins at the South Jordan Fair.  Yay for summer!

Tyler and Tad are cute buddies who spend all day playing together.  Tyler has taken an interest in cooking and he's a great helper.  Alexa gets bored easily, but Tyler will help start to finish and enjoys being in the kitchen.  Tad occasionally comes to help.   

Alexa and I got tickets to Rodgers & Hammerstein Cinderella in Salt Lake and it was actually really fascinating to see how different it was from the Disney story.  And it was nice to have some one-on-one time together.


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