Another School Year!

Another School Year has arrived. Each year we go on a field trip to celebrate the Bugs changing grades – advancing to the next grade level. We kept the tradition even though the Girls moved onto “real” school.

This year we received a large financial blessing and chose to use it for Disney passes. We have had them several times over the years, including a year we focused on only Disney things for school. Disney-schooling was one of the FAVORITES!

It was a unanimous decision to use the passes to celebrate our Change of Grade day. We went to Disney’s California Adventure.

When the kids were little I had them hold up their fingers to display the grade they were entering for the year. BIG MISTAKE. You run out of fingers when you are a sophomore in High School…. The cute signs people make are a much better idea…because now I have to caption the pictures.

Megan is a Junior, Douglas is a Sophomore, and Lauren is a Senior. 
They are so proud of the fact that no only do they understand the physics of how this ball float on the water, but that they are strong enough to change its direction now, unlike when they were little! 
A Bug’s Land was always a favorite destination for my “bugs” Flicks Fun Fliers – the apple juice container was the flyer we always tried to get. At this size can I just say – CROWDED! 

We let them go on the Jumpin’ Jellyfish by themselves – and through the joys of technology received this snap chat! 

 I enjoyed people watching while they got FRONT ROW on the newly re-designed Tower of Terror…it is now Guardians of the Galaxy Breakout. Still falling, still not riding. 
Traditions are so comforting. I look forward to these family trips each year, even if they are only day trips. After all- only homeschoolers get to start the year with a field trip! 

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Christy Gandara

Dedicated to being a Wife, Mother, Friend and Educator while I listen to God's call in my life. I blog to inspire others to be all they can be in whatever roles they are called to. I begin all I do with Gratitude and end by choosing Joy. - Thanks for joining me on my journey!

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