I just wanted to update y'all on some of the recent happenings from recent blog posts.
From Organized and Rewarded, I wanted to let you know that all three kids have earned their stars 2 week in a row. Tony determined that each child should receive a Mulligan, and they have each used one. I'm afraid it is unlikely that they will all earn this week's, but we will see.
From Life Verse, I am happy to report that things have improved for Chloe and school. A new outlook has allowed her to regain some control in the situation. We decided on a three-tier plan. 1.) Chloe needs to be friendly. 2.) We are praying that the mean girls' hurt would be healed. 3.) Chloe would trust in Jesus for friendship because people will disappoint. She now claims to have two 4th grade friends- one of whom invited her over for a play date. The power of prayer never ceases to amaze me. A Happy Update!!
From Sitting Around on a Tuesday Afternoon, Carson had an enjoyable, non-remarkable basketball game; however, the coaching staff determined that the younger kids are just too young to play against middle schoolers. They will now all be on the practice squad. This, obviously, is absolutely the right decision. As my dad has been saying, "Even Michael Jordan couldn't play against junior highers when he was in 2nd grade." Such wisdom. Carson took the news fairly well, and he continues to look forward to basketball practice.
From Looking for Advice, I heard back from an awesome lady in Georgia who let me know that Coralynn is within the "normal" range, but also gave me some useful suggestions. In just a few days, the Bits has added a few words and a couple of signs. I'm very much relieved! Thank you MB for giving me such great advice, and thanks to the other MB for alerting MB of my need!
From Funsy Friday, there apparently is something to this Spanish-makes-me-sick thing because Camilla ended up having to stay home from school on Friday. She was dizzy and nauseous. Shows me for laughing!
From Intentional Acts of Appreciation, I've heard back from a few people who took me up on my Labor Day Challenge of Gratitude. I hope many of you decided to join us. If you would like to share, I would love to post your story here on the blog. Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to share either your story of gratitude or the story of telling the other person "thank you!" I'd love to celebrate with you!!