Last Day of First Grade

We made it through our first year of grade school! What a transition it was for all of us. Jessie was pretty lost without her built in BFF at home and Craig occasionally went a few days without seeing her. But when we were all home together, we definitely took advantage.

Brynlee showed tremendous growth throughout the year. From learning a handful of sight words to reading books and doing addition & subtraction. We are extremely proud of all that she accomplished. Her favourite subject was art (just like her mama) and she’s looking forward to what that looks like in grade 2!

Height: 50.7 in       Weight: 66 lbs        Shoe size: 1      Clothing size: Medium


Fav

Book: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Song: Looks like me by Dean Lewis

Food: Salmon and rice

Treat: ice cream

Animal: horses

Place to go: Mexico

Thing to wear: overalls

Color: black

Friends at school: Evie, Jill, Reese & Charlie

Thing about school: being with all my friends

I want to be a dolphin trainer and live on a farm when I grow up

Off to Kinder

We blinked!

Our little Pokémon loving lady is off to kindergarten in the fall and we cannot believe it! She had a blast during her first ever school year and it was great having the girls at the same school. Although the year started masked and unpredictable, Jessie adapted and showed tremendous growth. We are so proud of our little J and cannot wait to see what the next school year brings.

Height: 44.8 in       Weight: 53.2 lbs        Shoe size: 11      Clothing size: Small


Fav…

Book: Pokémon

Song: the Pokémon theme song

Food: chicken

Treat: s’mores

Animal: horses

Place to go: Mexico

Thing to wear: “what I’m wearing right now: my Jess-o-sarus shirt”

Color: blue and turquoise

Friends at school: Tucker and Ellis

Thing about school: seeing my friends

I want to be a veterinarian for horses when I grow up

Madi Turns ONE

Our littlest babe is ONE whole year old! She has eight teeth, scoots her way around the house & is adored by her big sisters.

She weighs 24lbs, is nearly 30 inches long & loves to say ‘hiiiiiii’, wave and clap.

We celebrated her special day opening presents and eating cupcakes.

Valentine’s Day

It was Madi’s first Valentine’s Day!
& the first time she had been around balloons. It took a while for her to warm up to them. We also decorated Valentine’s Day cookies with the big girls and they turned out sooo cute. The girls had a blast and they were delicious.

Life These Days

How sweet life is these days. We have seriously lucked out in that Madi is the most perfect third baby. Craig and I often find ourselves asking the other what we did to deserve these three beautiful, happy & healthy children. Life is certainly busy and we are learning to go along with the ebbs and flows.
Brynlee is in full time school and after a little hiccup, she is really enjoying grade 1. She has some new little girlfriends and is beginning to learn to read. Jessie is still our sweet wild child who loves hard and gives the most adorable hugs. She is adapting to school life but is honestly such a home body that she comes home utterly exhausted. & our little Mads. She is honestly just here for the ride. Being hauled to all the girls’ activities and school drop offs. She just smiles from her bucket and is loved beyond measure by all people who meet her.

Little J & Pre K

This little lady finally got her school debut. Her first day went a little like this.

She whispered in Craig’s ear as he was doing up her car seat to go that she was excited for her first day. All while telling us this past week that she didn’t want to.

She quietly sat colouring in her classroom and said ‘that’s alright’ when we told her it was time for us to leave.

At home time she bounded out the front doors with a huge smile on her face and hugged us so tight. ‘I made two new friends today!’ she exclaimed.

It was a good day.

Height: 43 in       Weight: 45 lb        Shoe size: 10      Clothing size: 4/5T


Favourites

Book: Little Blue Truck and Green Sheep

Song: This Little Light of Mine

Food: pancakes

Treat: chocolate… mini mint aeros

Animal: zebra, doggy and kitty

Places to go: Vancouver and the dinosaur fossil place (Drumheller)

Things to wear: my jammies

Colour: baby blue

I want to be a veterinarian to care for Brynlee’s horse and a horse trainer

Grade One

Brynlee started full day school this year and I FREAKING miss her. She is such a light in this house and it is much quieter without her here.

But. I know that she is where she belongs. She is smart, bubbly and excited to make new friends. A lover of horses, winking & new adventures.

Height: 49¼ in       Weight: 58 lbs        Shoe size: 1      Clothing size: Small/Medium


Favourites

Book: I have lots of favourite books. But if I had to choose I would pick The Three Unicorns and the Big Bad Dragon. And also Harry Potter

Song: My Lighthouse by Rend Collective (my friend Reece is so good at singing it)

Food: pancakes, pizza and marshmallows

Treat: s’mores

Animal: horses

Places to go: Claire’s, Costco and home

Things to wear: t shirts and shorts. Not dresses. But sometimes sweaters

Colour: rainbow, silver and gold

I want to be a horseback rider when I grow up

Madison Lola

Madison Lola Hunt joined our family on March 18th, 2021 at 10:04am. Weighing 6lb 12oz and measuring 19 inches in length, she is (by far) our smallest babe. She was born via scheduled c section at 38 weeks and 1 day and her big sisters are totally smitten with her.

It’s been a busy first few weeks as we’ve celebrated the majority of our families’ birthdays PLUS Easter. But this little girlie is fitting in just fine amongst all the noise and the chaos. We are all glad she is finally here, safe & sound.

Adding One More

One more Hunt baby due to arrive March. 31, 2021

I’m not going to lie, this pregnancy has been rough. We told family and close friends early on because I was so sick. I finally found some reprieve by attending the IV clinic for hydration and medications every couple of days. Craig took over most of the household duties and caring for the girls while I was sleeping up to 20 hours a day.

At around the 14 week mark, I was finally able to drink enough to no longer require hydration therapy. My nausea began to dissipate and I could keep food down. Now we are hoping that there won’t be any more bumps in the road and baby remains happy and healthy.

*fingers crossed!*

B Starts Kindergarten

This year, despite all the weird and wacky things going on in the world, Brynlee started kindergarten. When asked what she was most excited about she said making and playing with friends.

Height: 46 ½ in       Weight: 52.3 lbs        Shoe size: 12      Clothing size: Small


Favourites

Book: anything with animals – National Geographic books

Song: Tomorrow from the Annie soundtrack

Food: cheese pizza

Treat: caramel drumsticks (of course)

Animal: alicorns, unicorns, pegasus, and horses

Places to go: Elsa’s castle (The Ice Castles) and the zoo

Thing to wear: my pink unicorn dress from Lola

Colour: rainbow, gold, silver and pink

I want to be a dolphin trainer and horse rider when I grow up!