Last night, I came home to find her and Cody wearing their aprons and stirring things on the stove. I put my flowers on the table for the occasion. We ate a dinner of chicken, kale, and cheesy rice. She was pumped about the food selections (she loves her cooking).
Today I came home and she was running around in circles waiting for me to guess where she'd hidden a surprise for me until she led me to her closet. She mostly unwrapped things for me. Look at all these treasures!
I asked Cody if this was something he'd had to pay extra for that the kids could choose to participate in, but nope! He didn't know anything about it until Evelyn came home with a gift her teacher had assembled/helped her assemble. A gift bag featuring her own artwork! Some Hershey's Kisses and Hugs shoved into a whisk wrapped in cellophane and bearing a tag that reads "Whisking you a Happy Mother's Day full of hugs and kisses!"
This little hand made from something incredibly breakable! Evelyn nearly got upset when we unwrapped this, but I convinced her I could glue-gun everything back together. Lucky for me, I was able to follow through and she told me about her day while I lined up fingers and glued them back on. It's perfect.
There was also this little interview that I love and hate.
I was interested in what she thinks of my job. I'm relieved she thinks I love vegetables as much as I say I do. (And I do love vegetables. It's just that I love other foods more, but want to
|Wearing her creative glasses and her thinking face.|
We'll continue celebrating Mother's Day all through the weekend, and maybe into next week. But for now, I feel like one of the most celebrated moms there is. It's a good feeling.