Olivia really enjoyed making the Lorax on Thursday so we continued the fun today! Today’s project was Truffula Trees. Making the tree was super easy! Here are the materials that you need: – paper towel roll – paint or markers (we used paint dots) – 2 pieces of tissue paper First Olivia decorated the paper… Continue reading More Lorax Fun
Our adoption application has officially been submitted! There were many pieces to the application including medical clearances, child abuse clearances, criminal background checks (fingerprinting), and driving reports. All but the fingerprinting have been submitted (I will be doing my fingerprinting on Friday, and Jim’s will be done next Tuesday). Unfortunately there’s nothing we can do… Continue reading And Now We Wait!
Today we continued our celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday by making our own Lorax. First we “read’ the book. Since Olivia is only 2 1/2 I really just told the story while going through the pages, since I knew that she couldn’t possibly pay attention to the whole story. After sharing the story with… Continue reading Love For the Lorax
One of my favorite days to celebrate as a teacher was Dr. Seuss’ birthday. We had a ton of fun dressing up like different characters and having the students travel from room to room to read and complete activities from various Dr. Seuss books! I started celebrating with Olivia last year. We hung all of… Continue reading The Cat in the Hat is Back!
I used to think that a Homestudy only took place in the home. I have now learned that it’s actually a multi-step process, which includes 3 trips to the agency, 1 visit to our home, and a whole lot of paperwork! We met with our Social Worker this afternoon, and were even more certain of… Continue reading Our First Home Study Meeting