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The Library Take Two and Playgroup

Amber and Erin
Amanda and Hannah
Jaimi and Jordan
Gretchen
Aaryn, Kade, Sarah Grace, Sarah Kate, Lena and Tracy
Kelly
Avery and Angela
Drew, Kinley and Emily
Harper
Tracy and Lena
Natalyn and Sarah Kate
Natalyn, Alex, Sarah Kate, Neely and Kade
Jackson
Emily and Alex
Emily calls these kids her, "bef friends."

I hosted playgroup today! Not much to report, but I think it was a pretty fun time.

I tackled the library again this week!
My sweet friend, Jaimi, came up with a brilliant idea for library day. She has a son, Jackson, who is Emily's age. She has a daughter who is fourteen months old. She threw out the idea of one of us taking the older kids to the library and one of us staying at home and keeping the little ones and then switching the next week. I jumped on the idea!!!! A brilliant idea, that worked out perfect. I took Jackson and Emily to the library this week. They did great!!!!!!!!!!!!! They listened and participated. I was calm, cool and collected! The children's librarian really does a great job at keeping the children's attention. She is LOUD and animated. When I say loud, I mean loud. I am sure that the houses and offices around the library get to hear the story too.
Jaimi even blessed me by letting Emily stay and play with Jackson the rest of the afternoon so I could cook and clean for the guests today.

Comments

Everday Edwards said…
Thanks for taking Jackson to the Library. He had so much fun with Emily yesterday. He didn't want me to take her home...Great times!

Jaimi
Courtney said…
Glad the library visit went better. What a wonderful idea that works out for everyone.
Hi - just came across your blog from Kelly's blog and was intriqued when I saw your post title about library take two! We just attempted our 1st library trip last week and lets just say it didn't go well - so it made me feel better that it definitely isn't just me with my daughter...lol!

I actually went back and found your original post too about your last library trip to read what happened...hahaha. I feel your pain - my daughter is 2 and just has complete meltdowns too at the worst possible times. I actually did a post too on my blog about our library adventure too - too funny not to post.

Love your blog - your girls are just precious!

Kristen
http://crowsnest2008.blogspot.com/2010/07/rainy-week-fun.html
Anonymous said…
I love you new blog look! It is so cute. Glad your library visit went better. It looks like you had a great play group!
Tara G. said…
Seriously, what a blessing friends are! Looks like a fun time!!

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