Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Today was the "Penny Arcade" for second graders where third graders dress up as historical characters and give a little speech about their lives every time a penny is put in their cups. Cleopatra brought in 32 cents!
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Saturday, May 23, 2009
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Saturday, May 16, 2009
I'm a very proud mom of a proud girl today! I could hardly wait to blog this. Each month, students are chosen from each class as a "STARtastic Student" (like a Student of the Month) for a specific attribute that is a theme for the month. This month? Citizenship. And my daughter's name was called! Here's what the teacher said about her ...
Talk about proud! I was SO excited and happy for her. Of course, the Girl Scout part of me just LOVES that she was chosen for citizenship. But the mom part of me just wanted to burst. This has been a year for my little one to blossom!
Friday, May 15, 2009
Saturday, May 09, 2009
At the BYOU2 event, another staff member noticed that my daughter's "Dance" shorts that were planned ended up being "Cheer" sweats (that are still a bit short). Why? She is growing SO FAST! I began to think about how much this "little" one has grown. In less than a year ... 8, 10, 12, and now 14. She is becoming quite a young lady ... and quite a good dancer, I might add. There is nothing like seeing her let loose and have fun dancing.
Well ... The Princess and Miss Tulsa! At today's Girl Scout BYOU2 event, my little one had her photo taken with Miss Tulsa, Damaris Pierce. She talked to the girls about having a healthy self image and never letting anything stop them from pursuing their dreams. After that? DANCE TIME! Those girls danced and danced and danced!
Mark 11:24 Ben Campbell Johnson (BCJ)* 24 Because of this principle, when you discover your soul's deepest desires, state them ...
I heard the door close after a bit of a struggle with something large ... it was the ballerina cowboy taking her "horse" out for a...
I promised I'd share my findings from a seminar last week ... and I have to admit, I feel like I'm scratching the surface of a REALL...
It finally feels like Christmas! (Thanks to my friend who came to spend the evening decorating and sharing coffee!)