How’s It Going?
So far everything is going great with the kids! They are awesome girls. We spent the first day or so kind of lounging around and talking in general about how I would like things to go. I didn’t want to throw a bunch of rules at them right away but there were some basic things we needed to talk about.
Yesterday we met up with their dad and got most of the rest of their stuff. I really wanted to get everything together so I knew what kind of shape their clothes and shoes were in that they did have so I would know what I needed to go get. We’ve gotten everything cleaned out today so we’re getting it all washed up and hung up and organized.
We’re going in a bit to make a drop off at the Good Will store and pick up a few personal things they needed from Walmart. We got the rooms cleaned out that will be theirs. I only used one bedroom and the other two had tools and materials where we’ve been working on the house for the past year so we moved it all to one room and they each have a room of their own and I temporarily live in the living room.
I have lots to get done but quite a few people have stepped up to the plate to help things along so we are going to be fine. The kids are very peaceful and happy and I am over joyed right now. We’ve had lots of fun and laughs. They are very entertaining, especially the youngest, Felicia. She came through this morning with her pajama bottoms rolled up and pulled high on her waist and the shirt tucked in. I looked at her kind of funny and said “What are you doing Felicia?” She said I’m being a nerd and she started vocally mocking the comedian Steve Erckle. (I think that’s how you spell it.) I laughed so hard I almost choked. She is very comical.
Sometime this weekend they are going to get all dolled up so I can take pictures of them. Several people haven’t seen them in a long time and you guys have never seen them so we are going to have a photo shoot. They are very excited about it!
So things are going really well so far. Monday will be challenging I’m sure for them getting enrolled into a new school but they have both said that they would be fine because they are happy at home. I am so blessed to have them with me. One of my friends said today that I didn’t need to be out here alone anyway and I think they are right. God works in mysterious ways!