The first week of August was time to visit the kids camp. We went to Pearl’s camp during dance and adventure/zip line. Last year she did the zip line, it was one of her favorite. So we wanted to see it this year. She wouldn’t do it this year though and wouldn’t zip line while we were visiting. Toward the end of camp her bus driver coaxed her into trying it, then she loved it again. Her group was the cutest practicing their groups dance for the talent show. Pearl was super into it.
Munchkin had his robotics camp at the tank at our local college. He was in a camp with all older kids, but they allowed him to participate because he is a good kid and smart. His groups robot performed well.
Munchkin did sailing for three weeks this summer, robotics camp, rockets, build your own hovercraft and basketball.
The first weekend in August we went to Adventureland, a local amusement park. We spend the morning there. Munchkin got into it after a bit, Pearl would only do the little kids rides. They had a nice time though. Munchkin won a game and got a Paw Patrol stuffed animal for his sister, it was the sweetest.
The second weekend we went to the beach again and took the kids to the local adventure park. Pearl loved to drive the bumper boats, but not much else. It was kinda disappointing how much the park had gone down hill.
The third weekend in the month we of course went to the beach.
Pearl loves to ride her big wheels. We tried hard to get her to try a balance bike or the bike with training wheels and had no luck.
Pearl went through a phase where she had to dress as a princess. She loved dress up.
The third week of the month Munchkin went with his grandparents on vacation. They went up to Western Mass to see the new Dr. Seuss museum and then headed up to Lake George. Munchkin really took off on his bike, riding a lot at the camp grounds they stayed at. He took his grandma kayaking and overall had a very nice time.
Pearl was home alone with us so we tried to do some special things with her. We took her to dinner at the beach, which she loved. Pearl and Nithin made me a special birthday cake. It was so awesome! This is the first year that Munchkin was away during my birthday.
The weekend after my birthday, my parents and Munchkin were back and we went to the Plaza for tea. Pearl loved that Eloise lives at the Plaza and the Eloise shop. She said to me in front of the portrait of Eloise that she couldn’t be Eloise because she didn’t have a bow, so we bought her a special bow. She loved it. The tea was amazing. The kids didn’t eat much though, so we had a lot of leftovers.
After tea we went to the Central Park Zoo for the kids. Pearl fell asleep after we entered the zoo and missed most of it. Munchkin had a nice time. He had to take the typical pics. He was really interested in their red panda. Munchkin says he loves pandas.