Actually improved significantly.
He was not sent home from school again.
Wednesday he decided to start practicing his makeup artistry skills:
Apparently it’s just amazing what you can do with markers these days dahlink 😂🤣
And on Thursday he had a brilliant day:
I was (and am) so darn proud. He says he earned it for being great at lunchtime, which is a trigger point for him.
Apparently he felt that Friday went less well, and he did leave his class a few times without telling the teacher. But he is apparently building a hideaway of some kind in the classroom next door which is helping so it’s a work in progress.
Thursday was also the Fall Gathering for parents of Kindergarteners and parents of children new to Melrose.
So we fit on both counts.
I even tried to not embarrass my kids by dressing up a wee bit:
I was informed by my daughter that it was “pitty” even though there is a distinct lack of cats or unicorns 😂🤣
There was pizza and games and loads of his classmates. It was really fun.
TT made friends, danced a lot and gave me a heart attack. I kept an eye on her constantly, but I turned around to answer a question and she was gone – she had headed over to the pizza table in a blink of an eye. Panic didn’t cover it!!!
#1 Son had fun, though did get a bit overwhelmed.
They even played together a little:
In TT news, she turned 21 months yesterday and prior to this immense milestone has learned to jump properly, can identify the colour yellow and did her first ever poo on the potty.
She’s growing up.
Also embracing her inner cat 😂🤣
Today we have gone out for lunch after the hus-creature spent the morning assembling (yet more) Ikea furniture.
As a brief aside, he loathes Ikea, but they redeemed themselves by selling giant cuddly sharks.
Yes, the shark is bigger than the toddler 😂🤣
And no, daddy did not forget #1 Son
I am planning on Sharpie-ing a big A on the label of hers!!!!
So TT’s room now contains all relevant furniture and so this afternoon and tomorrow The Great Toy Unpacking ™ will commence.
Standby for much swearing and possible weepage.
So today’s lunch was not at a fast food joint. It is possible to get sick of burgers and chips.
I had this:
I have been craving a jacket potato and this was perfect.
Well except for TT stealing the choice bits. Well at least she ate something?
I have started my Mystery Knit Along and am up to Row 3.
5 thoughts on “Our week”
I just lurve the dress, Fliss! Very pretty.
Yes, she is growing up and I am over the moon about Nathan starting to settle down. Tell him to keep up the good work!
What great news re #1 son’s week at school. He looks so proud with his giant sticker!
And we are so proud of him!
American schools seem to organise all sorts of events to make new families feel welcome. Do you have to pay to attend? Good of you to tart yourself up. I can only bother to do that for weddings and funerals.
The mini film of TT with her shark is too adorable for words. Has the shark got a name?
It’s mostly “my shark” 🤣
No it was free and was really worth it.
Let’s hope #1 son doesn’t also call his shark “Myshark”!
It was originally “Bob” but he changed it to Sharp Teeth when his daddy and I found it too funny
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