So... Oliver had SUCH a great day at school today (following directions, being polite, etc.) that he was asked to be the King of the Jungle. This is a special role in his classroom that entails leading the line, being a special helper, and other cool duties. He was super-excited about this, as were Clay and I. As a special treat, Clay took Oliver to Target and he was allowed to pick out one toy. He chose these:
(that's a super-battledroid and an R2D2 for those of you not up on your Star Wars characters. He is very stoked to have these new guys to add to his collection)
Eliza also spent some time playing in Oiver's room this afternoon while I taught voice. She has a new activity bouncer that she will tolerate being put in for about 15 minutes. Then she remembers that she's not being held and wants out. But 15 minutes is 15 minutes, and we're hoping to work up to 20 soon.
A couple of Clay's buddies also came over to ride the rapids. It's rained here for the past 28 days, and the creek beside our house is HIGH and moving fast, so the guys picked up some rafts and decided to name them with sharpie markers. I think John's is Laquisha, if you were wondering.
Oliver had to check out the action too. Gave him a chance to wear his new UA jacket and rain boots. Cutest kid ever.