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This image came up in my news feed on Friday and as those “memories” always do, it took back to this moment, two years ago. I had to stop to read the post because, that little short-haired boy with the giant grin has changed so much! It was his turn to be “Star of the week”.
This was the day we told his story to the class.
Per my assignment, I prepared a Powerpoint presentation with all his favorite things and the highlights of his life. We read a story, written and illustrated by his classmates about all the things they loved about Oakley. Then we passed out popcorn, his favorite snack. He was the star and that day, everyone celebrated all the reasons why.
He was beaming, the entire day.
It’s no coincidence that Thursday night when I was laying in bed with the boys, we did the little “5 Love …