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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Making Progress.

A year ago, H had a "Thanksgiving" activity to do for preschool where we had to make a poster of what he was thankful for.

I kid you not, but the only thing my dear, sweet boy wanted to put on his poster was Batman.

Really.

And when we turned in the poster all decorated with only Batman written on it, I did contemplate throwing on a few extras like family, friends, food, a house, but didn't because it wouldn't have been his.

{Though I will say it was a tad bit embarrassing standing in the preschool pick up line seeing all these posters that said such great things to be thankful for and then seeing my son's with just Batman listed.}
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Fast forward to this year, this afternoon we sat at the table. M, doing her math. H, doing his "I" homework and me, awaiting what things he'd say he's thankful for this year for his items on the class Thanksgiving wreath.
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"Getting to be in the best class at my school...."
"My nice teachers...."
"My brother and my sisters...."

Long pause.

I was totally thinking Batman or some other superhero was about to come out of his mouth. {Which would have been ok cause we'd already made great improvements since last year!}

M, looks at H and taps on the window.

"Oh mom. This house we live in. It's such a good one. I am thanksgiving for this great home."

This is what I call making progress, friends.

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7 Comments:

Blogger Coma Girl said...

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November 10, 2010 at 9:33 PM  
Blogger Coma Girl said...

Awwww, how cute. I just love this age!

Last year when my daughter was 3, her pre-school project said she was grateful for her dad taking her to Applebees.

November 10, 2010 at 9:34 PM  
Blogger The Bishops said...

I think it's so cute he said he was Thanksgiving for your house! Very sweet!!

November 10, 2010 at 10:08 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

How sweet! I love his thankful list and that it included his home.

November 11, 2010 at 7:51 AM  
Blogger Beth said...

That's adorable! Good job H!

November 11, 2010 at 8:19 AM  
Anonymous M. Weber (T's Teacher) said...

Oh my goodness, you make me smile. I love the way you see things!

November 11, 2010 at 11:48 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm Thankful for the smile you just put on my face !! WTG H.
Love You all
Auntie Laurie

November 11, 2010 at 12:26 PM  

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