Kids Grow Up Too Quickly

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I went up to NoVa for Jack’s baptismal (Nicole’s son). This was my first trip back home solo with both kids and it was a success. We only had to pull off to feed Campbell once on the way up there at Exit 140. Addisan sang songs while Campbell watched her and gazed out the window during our drive. I brought my camera with us to take pictures at the baptismal party, but with two kids and only two hands…the camera ended up staying in my purse. The kids were great and easy….but it was just tiring! On the way home, I stopped in Vienna to see one of my friends, Beth. I taught her son at Marshall Road three years ago….boy, kids grow up too quickly because he is now a rising SIXTH grader! Beth would come into my classroom once a week to volunteer. Coming from Title One Schools, I wasn’t sure what to do with a parent volunteer because I never had any prior to teaching at Marshall Road! She was a life saver for me each week. We started to really get to know one another when she would babysit my Tivo once a week. Her son would come in early each week to read to Tivo and she would then take my baby home to watch him while I was at school. Tivo loved it at her house and even taught her Josie Dog to open the sliding glass door. Below are pictures of all the kids at Beth’s house:)

Jeff holding Campbell.
Maggie. Tim, and Addisan just being goofy.

….I almost forgot this cute Addisan moment. On our way home, I stopped by McDonalds for a Coke. When we got there, Addisan asked where the farm was….she thought we were going to Old McDonald’s farm:)

One thought on “Kids Grow Up Too Quickly

  1. you are one brave mama!! i love all of your kids loved you so much jen. you are such a wonderful teacher. i hope things are going well!

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