We usually have Life Group on Sunday nights, but 1 Sunday a month we meet all together and have a fellowship meal. There was no one in the nursery and Katie was actually behaving rather well for her age, so she stayed with us the whole time. She was giving me the sweetest kisses. She just kept smiling at me and leaning in to give me sweet little wet kisses. I was melting! Our little 2 year old friend sitting behind us told her mommy, "Katie is loving her mommy!"
Thanks to those who commented about "See You at the Pole." I sent a note to her teacher this morning to ask if she knew anything about the school participating. I look forward to her reply.
I walked Gracie into her classroom this morning, which I rarely do, because I needed to check on something and Miss S asked me if I'd be interested in working with students this week when I come help. Previously, I've just been tearing out workbook pages when I go on Wednesdays. I'm really excited to start working with the students! I'm not sure if it'll be one-on-one or a small group. She said she'd have an agenda of things to work on and with which students, etc. Gracie's school is actually a Title 1 school, so they have been really pushing parental involvement. I think maybe part of their funding depends on it or something. Chris actually went to a "MENtor" breakfast on Friday and signed up for what he wanted to do to help, too.
I'm so happy to have this opportunity to "get back in there" with teaching. Although it's just a little here & there and purely voluntary, it's still going to be fun to put my education to use again with someone other than just my own children. I'm also looking forward to seeing if I think I might want to go back to teaching full time when Katie starts school.
The sleepover went well! I think they were both asleep by 9:30. Someone forgot to tell them that they're supposed to talk us into staying up late. I sure wasn't going to inform them of this rule. They'll figure it out soon enough!
Saturday, I went to the library and checked out some movies. Oldies but goodies. Remember "The Shaggy Dog"? Gracie thought it was so funny when the dog was driving the car! I also got some "Gidget" movies. I love those and watched one last night by myself. Chris declined viewing it with me! I wasn't sure if they would be appropriate for Gracie or not. She probably wouldn't get some of the "inuendos" (I don't think I did when I watched them when I was young!) but I decided not to let her watch them yet. I have some Shirley Temple movies too and would like Gracie to see those. I love old movies!