Saturday, November 26, 2011
Today we had a wonderful day at The National Harbor with Eddy and Laura and "The Girls".
So many fun things to see and do.
The part the girls LOVED the best ...snow falling inside .
Teresa gets sooo excited when she sees Santa. Unfortunately , we were not allowed to take ANY photos of Santa. You had to pay an enormous fee to buy their photo. So I guess you will have to use your imagination on how cute everyone looked sitting with Santa. Santa asked Gemma if she wanted a Barbie Doll. She looked at him and said "NO". But he quickly regained favor with her when he said ," Well how about a Strawberry Short cake doll?". This is her FAVORITE doll. ( i think because she represents food ).
The girls also mailed their letters to the North Pole for Santa. The girls each had a volunteer to help them write their letter. As Teresa was mailing hers I noticed what was written ...Dear Santa, A Beauty and The Beast Doll , a New Heart and a castle . Love Teresa
We have never spoken openly in front of Teresa about her heart or lungs , but I think she somehow knows what is going on . She associates all hearts (on necklaces or drawings , even a leaf in the shape of a heart ) as "her heart ". When I think of ALL the children in the world asking Santa for just Toys (mine included), it really puts a different perspective on the meaning of Christmas when a child knows they need something other than toys . I wish Teresa had that innocence to JUST want toys for Christmas .
We are so "Thankful" for another wonderful day filled with memories to last a life time.
Posted by Our Family at 11/26/2011 10:03:00 PM