I wish I had appreciated Noah's firsts in the same way I appreciate Cecily's. I am now very aware of all of Noah's progressions and I'm very quick to acknowledge his success with the same crazy enthusiasm that we give to Cecily. Life is short! If you are not going to be your kid's biggest cheerleader then who is? I think there could never be too many kisses, hugs, and I'm proud of you moments for the kiddos!
Noah loves to be told what a good little boy he is. Our dear Aunty Mary recently sent Noah a little card and a letter telling him what a good boy he was! He was so thrilled he has me read him the card every day. She also included a five dollar bill - which was a huge hit! He not only thinks he is rich but he wants to save it! Ahhh a little man after my own heart :)
We are on a lovely journey and each day brings a new thing to celebrate. Today we celebrate Cecily's wave! We all sat at the dinner table waving at each other for a good ten minutes. Noah thought we were very funny and Cecily just sat there screaming in delight. We were all screaming and we just smiled to think what a crazy bunch we are! It was fun! I hope the kiddos remember this when they get older. We are looking forward and we are very optimistic about the future!
A quick note on the charity! I want to thank all of the wonderful people who continue to reach inside their own hearts and closets to give to families in need. My co-workers have amazed me in more ways than I could ever hope to thank. This weekend we received donations of several mattresses, sheets, bean bags and more. Today, we received enough stuff to do a very cute baby room! What a blessing to work with such giving and generous people.
Plus - we just redid the site a little bit. We're trying to streamline so people who find the site can quickly tell that we provide 3 main services: room makeovers, equipment recycling, and the promotion of local resources. We hope you like the improvements. Onwards and upwards!