Cason and Mom Trip

The time finally came for my trip with Cason.  Years ago, Connor and I decided that I would take each of our kids on a trip when they turn 8, he will take them on one when they turn 12 and then we will take one together (just parents and the one kid) when they turn 16. We are hoping they will feel how important they are to us when we make the effort to spend 1 on one time!

Cason chose Disneyland!  Wt took off on a Thursday afternoon and got to the hotel!

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Disneyland days start early and since we didnt want to waste any time at the park, we ordered room service!

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Cason loved the robe in the hotel!

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California Adventure was our first day!!

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Cason made a sad face in the Soarin’ line becuase he was sad about the space shuttle that crashed.

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So I don’t really enjoy Tower of Terror but now that it has changed to Guardians of the Galaxy, Cason really wanted to try it.  So this was just for him!

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We went to the library for Beauty and the Beast castle and Cason loved it.  I had never been there,

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One of our many churros!

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I think this is Loki?

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We also saw Groot!

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We wnet back to the hotel to have some swim time!

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The dad of this little boy was clueless that I was trying to get a picture!

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So Pizar Pier was opening the next day and we made a conscious deciscion to miss out on Pizar Pier to avoid crownds.  

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Churro #2 for the day!

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We went back to the hotel and heard the fireworks from our room!  I have to admit I’m not a parade person.  

The next day was spent at Magic Kingdom!

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Another ride Cason made me go on!

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We got this picture for Kinsley.

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Cason got some attnetion from a storm trooper because of his shirt!

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Churro again!

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Cason was exhausted so we went back to the hotel for bed time.  IN the morning we went to Sacrament meeting in an Anaheim ward and then started our drive back.  On the way home, I see smoke ahead of us.  Sure enough there was a fire on the side of the road.  It scared me for sure!

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Cason and I had a great time.  I do feel like it was a great experience for our relationship.  Because I had been on a similary trip with Corbin, I wasn’t under any pretenses that Cason was going to all of the sudden talk to me about stuff he doesn’t normally (something that I thought would have happened with Corbin).  So we were able to enjoy each other and have a great time.  He did miss his siblings a lot which I was actualy happy to see.  I love spending time with my kids and I cherish alll the one on one time I get with them!!

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