Gas is in the double digits! I can't believe it. I was out of town today doing some shopping when I saw the sign.... 99.9 *gasp*. Now if it lasts that will be a miracle in itself.
My little girl and I went to pick up some supplies today. The dollar store has to be one of the most fantastic places to shop. I left with a huge bag overflowing with goodies for $25! My daughter was thrilled as well with all the interesting items being bought for her. Safety scissors (discovered at a friend's house yesterday what a great idea), glue sticks, play dough, stickers, a Dora pencil case to which she exclaimed "Hode it, I hode it. Dora mama, Dora!", papers, colouring pencils etc, etc, etc.
She was mesmerized when we got home with all the goodies. Watching her squeeze and touch the play dough for the first time was a treat.
There is nothing like witnessing your children experience things for the first time. Their eyes wide in amazement and when they smile at you in wonder all for the simple things we take for granted like the crunch of leaves underneath our feet while going for a walk or the birds flying in the sky. Or like today the feeling of play dough being squished and poked for the first time :).
No, I don't believe there is anything better than that.