Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend! I’m still on cloud nine after Thursday’s event at Bungalow! It was a great night! Thank you to all who came out and had a sip of champagne with me! Almost everyone shopped (they got 30% off their purchase!) and I was so happy to see really excited friends walk out with gifts and goody bags too! A huge thank you to Eve at Bungalow and to her manager, Erika. Both are so, so great to work with. We hope to have another event in the near future and of course, the pictures will be up here soon!
The following day, Diego, my oldest little guy, had his second piano recital. Talk about still floating in the air. I am so proud of him! He started to play in Kindergarten and it has been such an honor to watch him grow as a little pianist and organ player. Fitting, his recital was on the last day of first grade and I was already imagining him ten years from now, playing some crazy complicated pieces. All I hoped for when I watched him perform was that he continues to love it. Playing a musical instrument is such an independent interest, with no competition with anyone except with oneself. Diego continues to challenge himself eveyday. And although some days frustration wins, it is all so worth it and such a great learning experience. If you are a non-musical parent (like us!!) who wants to support a musical child, read HERE!
When we got home for a little celebratory dinner, Diego was so pumped and proud of himself. He kept playing his three pieces over and over! jajaja! The rest of the weekend was about swimming, playing and eating ice cream–just like all first-graders should end a school year. We were all very, very happy.
Here are your weekend links!
A smidget of Diego’s performance.
I’m a Ford Voces contributor!!! My first contribution was published last week! I wrote all about visiting the US men’s national soccer team!
7 Things Parents Should Tell their Children Everyday (thank you, Vane!).
Have you entered the Smiley Print Mini Instagram Album giveaway? You should! I love mine!
The First 2 Steps to Quitting Sugar (BTW, I do enjoy some sugar. Some days more than others!).
Just bought these wedges!
And these shorts!
The World Cup starts this week!!!! You can make it a learning experience for your child!
Have a great week!