Nope. Life doesn't work that way, and as much as we want our little ones to stay little, they grow. They learn. They move on.
If we're lucky teachers, they visit our rooms next year. If we're great teachers, they visit our rooms to bring us their wedding pictures, pictures of their children, and even let us teach their children!
WHOA!!!!! I've jumped way ahead.
Why don't I just show you what we've been doing for the past week before I off and marry them and let my babies have babies!
here. Then we wrote animal opinion pieces to persuade our audience of peers that our favorite animals were the best animals. We worked hard to describe why they were the best, and what made them the best. It was hard to go beyond "they have cute eyes" to tell how the eyes are cute, but we got there! Now one sweet paper describes "soft, loving, brown eyes". Can you imagine?
Our class was chosen as "Most Enthusiastic" and rewarded with starring in a video put together by our Boosterthon Team! We won a Crazy Hair Day, No Shoes Day, Extra Recess, Gummy Gators (we were the Gravett Gators team), and had a B.L.A.S.T! running the 30 or so laps during the Fun Run! By the way, that's ME with the long blonde hair and red sunglasses...yep, I know how to have crazy hair...and I'm showing you a photo because that's the first large tee-shirt I've worn since college, but I'm NOT DONE YET!
|Best Friends since Kindergarten!|
|My dudes were chillin'|
|My chicks were chillin'|
|My daughter was chillin'!|
|Crazy hair's gone, crazy hat...in place!|
The inside of a hornets' nest, as seen from
the hornets' point of view