Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Thankful

It's funny how after having a child you view life differently. (Well, maybe not everyone but at least Mark and I do.)
I find myself looking at my own actions, reactions, and my choice of words WAY more than I used to.
Around this time of year the attitude of thankfulness is a common topic. As all parents do, Mark and I want to teach our children how to be thankful for what they have.
The other day I saw this little craft in the $1 section at Target (AMAZING!!!) and knew it would a fun afternoon craft for Wyatt.



We sat down and glue the turkey's parts on his body and I talked to Wyatt about being thankful. As best I could in 2 year old language. ;) I asked him what he was happy he had...



He did way better than what I thought he would. He got super into it...he said:
Airplanes, house, Cruz, Mama, Dada, Sissy (family-he started saying everyone's names so I wrote family.) and last but certainly not least th color yellow. That was the 2 yr. old showing through! ;)
He was so proud of it when he finished...as you can tell...



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