the Paladinos

Summer Has Officially Started

Thursday, May 24, 2012 by Leslie Paladino

The kids last day of school was yesterday so I guess that means that summer is here.  I’m ready for a little break from activities and looking forward to a lazy summer.  Below are just some pictures from the last couple of weeks/days. 

What?!  Like you don’t water your plants in a bathing suit, tutu, princess shoes and a crown!

She’s going to hate me someday for this but it was just too cute not to share. 

Michael finally got his very own basketball goal. 

This week Gabby’s class went to the splash park.  They were a little cold. 

Fire Chief Peter

Ballerina Gabby

We had pictures taken today for Gabby’s recital next month.  This costume is soooo Gabby.  She just kept a little smile on her face the whole time she had it on. 

Gabby’s Nativity Scene complete with an Ariel Mary and a Prince Eric Joseph.  Her imagination and personality crack me up. 

Michael’s garden.

Bell Pepper
Cherry tomatoes
And tomatoes of course.

Gabby’s Preschool Graduation

Friday, May 18, 2012 by Leslie Paladino

Yesterday Gabby had her graduation ceremony from Preschool.  It was a really cute program that the kids worked so hard on.  Then everyone went to a park and had pizza and played. 

Next week is our last week and then preschool is officially over.  I can’t believe my baby is so big and will be starting kindergarten next year.  Insert tears.  :( 

Gabby when she started MDO 3 1/2 years ago. 

Accepting her “diploma" yesterday. 

This was so sweet.  They interviewed all the kids and asked them what they want to be when they grow up.  There were artists, vets, police, etc then we get to Miss Gabby.  :) 

This was the Hip Hop ABC song.  It was awesome! 

I got a little bit of the song from my phone.  They’ll have a dvd of the program next week that I might put out.  This doesn’t do it justice. 

Gabby’s class doing silly faces.

Gabby and her sweet friend Millie. 

This picture doesn’t look like much but it was big drama at the time so I had to document it.  Gabby and Millie were having a hard time with some younger girls taking over their space and trying to play something that was not Gabby approved.  This is her trying to negotiate with the others.  I see many, many, many more of these dramas in our future.