So Friday was your first Christmas Concert. Papa came down and went to your concert, so the family was represented. Your class sang, "Pablo the Reindeer." Since I haven't heard you sing this song, I am guess you didn't sing. Papa did say you didn't cry, which you did have some friends who had difficulty during the concert.
According to the program, you also sang: the school song, "Jingle Bells," "Reindeer Pokey," and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas."
Since starting ECE you have talked almost nonstop. What is great is how you will actually engage in conversations, not just phrases. I love it.
Here is my favorite, to date. . .
scene: You and Dada are sitting at the table, looking at the gingerbread house.
C: Eat it! Dada eat it!
D: Charlie, we can't eat it. Mama will get mad.
C: Do it! (putting hands on table) I want that one! (pointing to candy cane tree)
D: No. You can't eat it.
C: Candy? I want candy.
Yep. You got candy. Hershey Kisses. You were happy.
This Tuesday was school picture day. When we were at school for your evaluation and IEP meeting we checked out the composite school picture from last year. We noticed a lot of little boys in collared shirts and ties. Yep, we made you wear one. So as Dada got you dressed. . .
C: No. No. I stuck. Dada I stuck. Get me out. Stuck.
D: You are not stuck, you are wearing your shirt. (He didn't get the tie on.)
C: No. Stuck. I stuck.
So you went to J's house in your shirt and Dada gave her your tie, in the event she was able to get you to wear it. She was able to get you to wear it. We are told you said:
I am handsome!
once J got it on you. You said this super clear and had everyone laughing. I can't wait to see the school picture.
This past week was your first week of school. I took you on Monday for your first day, it wasn't pretty. Lots of screaming and crying, none of it by Mama. . .
So this was from before we left on Monday, no pictures were taken at school. However, come Thursday you had stopped crying at drop-off with smiles at pick-up.
In addition to school, this past week we have spent time playing in your new tent.
Mama went to her annual gingerbread house building party. This year the theme of my house was gingerbread men vs snowmen. They are using snowflakes as throwing stars. The snowmen took out one of the generals for the gingerbread, but there are more gingerbread men.