Monday, February 21, 2011

She Had To Move Her Clip

Svea had to move her clip today. For the first time.

In kindergarten language, that means she did not get a smiley face on her daily behavior chart, code #6 to be exact, which reads: "6. Failure to Keep Hands and Feet to Herself."
Serious sentence to some five-year-olds.

She kicked Colin.
I asked her why and she said, "I don't know."
I said that sometimes when we want someone to notice us we do things like that. Was that it?
She looked at me like I was crazy and said, "No," in the tone of voice of Dumb Mommy.
I told Brian and he said that maybe she just got tired of growling at Colin. Ha.

After kicking Colin, getting her clip moved, "sharing" her new Valentine card from Mama J with Corinne so that Corinne's face was covered in glitter, not eating her dinner, and reading the Sunday comics instead of taking a bath, she left this note on my bed:





Drama queen. Daggers in my heart.

Then I found this note in my purse:





Then she asked me to velcro her princess dress for her and come dance in her room before she went to bed.
I guess I am forgiven.
It's so great that grudges last about 2.6 seconds in this house. Moving on...


Henry got new cleats and starts soccer tomorrow so his behavior was spit spot.

And this little daisy:




Oh my, she is such a daisy. Smiling and grinning UNTIL I got the camera. Chubby in the bumbo, smelling perfectly "baby."

All is well with the world...

4 comments:

Michele said...

this is why i love me some svea...

I, Mollie said...

mmm hmmm i love me some svea too!

Anonymous said...

First, I love that she is already writing down her frustrations. Do I see morning pages in her future? A novel? And I would think biting would be the natural act to follow growling, so Colin got off pretty easy here. Her teacher should give Svea some credit where credit is due! Denise

I, Mollie said...

Indeed, her teacher should give her more credit. Instead, Svea wrote her a note promising to never kick Colin again and her teacher said, "Okee Dokee then."
And Morning Pages, a definite future practice! She joined me one morning and traced her hand over and over. I'm always learning from that girl...