I tend to get overly excited when one of my kids draws a picture for me - none of them are artistically inclined and although Alan had a brief period when he liked coloring, that passed quickly and none of the others ever got there. So I was really touched when Jacob presented this picture to me yesterday:
That's what Jacob told me this is: Mommy standing on a happy Earth. The little manikin next to me is Jacob, of course. The scribble underneath, I don't know. The letters, he said, spell my name. If you are wondering if the scan is reversed - nope. Jacob is left-handed and tends to "write" backwards. He's only 3-almost-4, so we have time to work on that. I love that he is writing letters at all! I also love that everybody is happy. I guess we're doing something right.
PS: I know, I've been remiss. I have tons of emails to answer and never get around to them. I will, as soon as the craziness that is the end-of-school-year combined with my brother's visit and sick husband and nephew's baptism and cousin's wedding preps are dealt with. And all the cherries and the currants and the other fruit that want to be turned into jam/compote/jelly. I promise.