Tags

Over Thanksgiving, Auntie Mara had the kids write a list of things they’re thankful for. Button’s list was impressive — here it is below, as written by her and with parenthetical thoughts from me:

My family
Food
Shelter
Water
Life
JESUS (this was in all Caps because this was most important to her)
Job(s) (meaning the jobs Niki and I have–I continue to be surprised at her economic awareness)
Toys
Books
Phone(s) (she got my old one for her birthday so she could play games on it)
Electronics (wii, Nintendo DS, etc.)
Education (her new school and program)
School
Love
Obedience
Money
Clothes
Animals
Plants
The world
Activities in school like…
Art
Music
Computer lab
PE(Physical Education)
Library
Rest
Fun Times
Boring Times (LOVE that she wrote this!)
Subjects at school like…
Math
Social studies
Sience
Health
People like…
My teacher
Strangers (Love that she wrote this, too — how Jesus of her!)
My principle (yes, may your principal be principled)
Counselors
Scientist(s)
In so on (ha ha ha — and so on!)
And friends like…
Marissa
Leah
Aminata
Justin and Justin
Alejandro
Branch (yes, this is his real name, but I dispute whether he’s a friend…)
Abem
Nick
Taylor
Mrs. Bogacki
Mrs. Falvey
Ms. Britton
Mrs. Lawler
Ms. Rosen
And places like…
Oregon
Alaska
New York
Virginia
California
Wisconsin
Florida
Montana
Texas
Food I’m Thankful for (so my parents know what feed me!) (she then pasted a bunch of food photos and asked if we could please feed her ONLY those things…LOL!)