"It’s important for moms to recognize that all the small successes in our days can add up to one big triumph. So on Thursday of each week, we do exactly that."
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I have ALL of my Little Flowers Wreath II Notebook Pages planned, printed, and READY TO GO for this year, which began with our first meeting earlier today! (The notebook pages are not part if the program, but the girls in my group really enjoyed making them this past year and they are creating such a nice keepsake.)
I also have the schedule finalized (including my little baby break scheduled in!), additional crafts purchased, the prize box stocked, Member's Guides and Patches purchased (well in advance this year. lol!), snacks assigned for each meeting, and 3 new girls who joined our group! All I have left to do is finalize my lesson plans and look for a few more Saint Coloring Pages. (Has anyone seen a Blessed Margaret Pole, St. Angela Merici, St. Teresa Benedicta, Bl. Mary of the Incarnation, and St. Elizabeth Anne Seton.)
I am so excited that I won't have that much more to do before each meeting, so as not to disrupt our school days!!!
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Speaking of Little Flowers, our first meeting today went wonderfully and I am sure it is going to be another great year! I also realized that no matter how much I plan ahead (see #1), it is impossible to get it ALL done on time. ;)
Nevertheless, I was able to pull off the meeting/talk, 2 crafts, AND snacks (I assigned myself this month to get it over with!) even if I was still getting ready when the first girls arrived (30 minutes early!) and ended up needing to safety pin Chiquita's last two petals from Wreath 1 to her sash since I ran out of time to sew them on... I did finish sewing the petals of Wreath 1 onto Twinkle Toes' sash though!
(I have more girls than last year, and more stuff to get done during the meeting, so it was harder to take pictures this year (compared to last year), but I will try and post a few soon.)
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I have been plugging away at the Alphabet Path and we will finish our FORTH WEEK of School tomorrow! The time is just FLYING!! The girls just LOVE the Alphabet Path and I am so grateful to Elizabeth for her generosity in sharing this program with us all! Here are some Highlights from our "A" Week, "B" Week, and "C" Week. The boys are also right on schedule with all of their activities, though I haven't had much time to post what they've been up to... Hopefully I can post some pictures of their Pennsylvania Scrapbook Pages next.
What are your Small Successes this week?
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