Thursday, June 23, 2011

Braeden's Turn

Two summers ago Disney. had their day of allowing people to go to a park free on their birthday so I took Olivia to Hollywood Studios by herself to celebrate on my day. This summer, since Olivia and I were doing her ten year trip and because I had taken her last time, it was Braeden's turn.

Braeden chose Universal Studio.s and yesterday was the day we were finally able to go, since Liam's seizures postponed it from last week.

He absolutely LOVED the Jurassic Park education center where there were many dinosaur related activites... I think we ended up there three times during the day!

This fountain was so funny! Someone was watching and would talk from inside to the kids/people gathering around. Then they would try to squirt them with water from one of the many holes that water could come out of... Braeden did "ninja moves" to stay away from the water as long as possible! :)

Our favorite area was definitely the Wizarding World of Har.ry Pot.ter... and it was SO much better than last summer where we waited over 1 1/2 hours just to get in to the AREA. :) No lines like that this time!

We each had THREE butterbeers during the day! Our favorite!

We ate late lunch/ early dinner at the Three Broomsticks... YUM!

We loved seeing Zon.ko's and Honey.dukes which we didn't even get close to last summer with all the lines just to get in!

Seuss Landing was also a favorite as Braeden is not a big ride rider, and this area has four smaller kid-type rides. :)

On our way out... he was moving SO fast (as is his "norm") that the camera couldn't keep up!

All in all (we had a few issues with listening, etc) it was a good day! LOVE my Braeden!


charlotte said...

Looks like you're having an amazing holiday!!

I was just wondering if you had any update on Davids? /is he home with his family yet? Have you been keeping up with his story?? I assume you have as he was clearly such a loved part of your family!!

Lisa said...

Hi Charlotte! Yes, I'm friends on Facebook with his mom as well as David! (It's David now instead of Davids) They are home in the US and doing well. :) I LOVE seeing him doing activities with his new family! :)

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