I am thankful for the remote control that Ted found for the bedroom TV. The TV has been sans remote since it was moved into our room. It is on a high chest and the buttons are on the top and pushing the correct button was always a crap shoot, but not anymore.
I am thankful that Maizie’s front tooth finally came out. That tooth has been loose for months and dangling for weeks. It has taken every ounce of restraint I have not to pull it out myself. (I have issues with things like that) I even considered paying Stella to pull it out. Last night about 9:30pm the torture was over, it came out and the Tooth Fairy was more than happy to haul away that tooth.
I am thankful for the Tooth Fairy pillow. If it wasn’t for the pillow, I don’t think she’d be able to come since Maizie wakes up over every little breath. The pillow was made by my grandmother when I was a kid and it went under my (and my sister’s) pillow. Since I knew that wouldn’t work for Light Sleep Maizie, I sewed a ribbon onto it and now it hangs on the bed.
I am thankful for the lice letter that was sent home this week. You know the one that tells you one of the kids in the class has lice. Visions of fumigating everything we own flash through my mind and I immediately start to itch. I’m especially glad that Maizie gave it to me the next day on her way to school, 1 block away actually. As she was getting out of the car I was rummaging through her hair with her swatting my hands yelling, “WHAT ARE YOU DOING?”
(I chose to crumple up that letter into a teeny tiny ball and get it out of the house, just in case it was infested)
I am thankful that Stella has been working out her feet, knees and tongue; they’re getting quite strong. She can stomp her feet and kick a wall or chair like a champ, she can bend her knees and moon like a frat boy and I don’t think there’s another 4 year old that can match her sassy back talk or witty remarks. Really, who wouldn’t want such a lovely little girl like this as their own?
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