I find this to be so delightful.......
(that would be a roaring fire, Yankee candle, Russian Tea and a good Christmas book....ahhhh!)
The kids went to school today, while I questioned the wisdom of the school district this morning, it was probably a good choice. More "inclement weather" is headed our way tonight through the weekend, so for their sake, I'm hoping Wednesday is their only school day all week.
It was a nice break for me - got a chance to hit some grocery stores in peace, and drive around feeling "pretty merry". But, I'll be very bummed if we see none of that predicted "dire weather". Too often it never drifts south enough to reach us, but I'm hopeful. The timing of this whole event is a lot of fun for me - so very special for the kids, and my living vicariously through their excitement.
I want to add a little post script. I received an email and phone call from Brayden's teacher who has been giving his situation a lot of thought. She's really going the extra mile for him in terms of coming up with a new strategy regarding where he sits, what he keeps in his desk, and checking in with her often as he completes his assignments. I'm very thankful she's so willing - I think after I review the books I receive over winter break, I'll be much more armed with helpful ideas too.
=) Challenge, Day Seventeen: I got to do the "Pay It Forward" at the Dutch Brothers (I went by there to get my mom some coffee on my way out to see her) - by buying a drink for the person behind me.