When given the choice of whatever he wanted for dinner, he chose "pizza, a cheese stick and strawberries on the coffee table while watching a movie." We watched "The Princess Bride," and at the end of it Max proclaimed he had picked the wrong movie. Maddie did say she did not like it; she loved it.
On June 9, Francoise, Eddie, Mateo and Lucia welcomed Valentina to the family. Maddie commemorated the event with this drawing. That's her and Tante (Francoise) laying in the grass looking at the clouds which spell out the new baby girl's name.
Today, marked the first day Maddie felt the confidence to jump into the deep end without a parent there to catch her. While still cautious, this marked the end of pool-as-death-trap for one of the Page kiddos. Cheers to that!
From the minute the fam arrived at Chocorua, Maddie asked Taisie if they could do art, something she had been really missing since the Pages had headed to NH for the summer. This morning, she finally got to.
Max, meanwhile, helped Simon with his latest obsession - blue tape - on everything.
And did not want to go to camp. After he was placed in the car, he tried a "passive" resistance method, which involved him saying, "Well then, if I have to go, I'm going to put both arms under the seatbelt and not be safe." While impressed by his methodolgy, Jess did not actually allow him to not be safe.