On Friday night we had our ward Halloween Party. It was so much fun. The kids all had a good time. Our ward does a chili cook-off and a trunk or treat. Our ward activities person thought it would be fun to have the Thriller dance performed. I couldn't resist a chance to humiliate myself and decided to participate. I am posting the video and you all need to remember I am 5 weeks away from having a baby, so be kind! (the video is at the end, so as not to distract from the rest of my blog!)
I realized at the party how big Tyler is getting and it made me sad to think how fast he is growing up. I saw him as I was standing in line to get food and during the costume parade they had for the kids. The rest of the time he was off with his friends. He came and found me in line for the costume parade and told me that he decided he would come walk with me. I felt very privileged. He also informed me that he missed my dance. I asked him, jokingly, what kind of son he was for missing my awesome dance!! He said he was sorry and that he watched some of it from the hallway. He had been tortured enough by coming to all of the rehearsals. Then during the trunk or treat he informed me that he was going around by himself. I asked him to just walk with me and the girls, but he was too big to go with mom! Well, I ended up losing Dakota too. So Paris and I walked the parking lot and then she was tired and buckled into her seat and proceeded to eat her candy (I thought she was tired!). The kids got lots of candy (I'm contemplating passing it back out on Halloween) and they had a blast with there friends.Savannah is pouting because I took her binky so I could get a picture of her. Notice she wouldn't look at me? This is her universal face of I'm mad, embarrassed, sad, etc.
Dakota with her pretty Barbie dress! She is getting so big.
This is my sad attempt at being a zombie. I haven't done stage make-up since high school (luckily, you can't see it very well in this small picture). Tyler helped me with the dress. He took it to our flower bed outside and got it dirty. Then the kids wondered why I was cutting up my dress. I had to explain it was only a costume and they should NEVER cut up anything other than paper!
Paris was not real thrilled to have to be in the parade. She cried at me the whole time.
Now on to the video. We all had a good time learning this dance. It was also fun to get to know some of the other people in our ward that I don't know every well. Thanks to Adam for teaching us the dance!