i joke about being poor because i cant shop at nordstroms evey week. but these kids cant afford to shop at walmart.
she brings peanut butter and bread to school incase they didnt have breakfast. or if they wont have dinner. there are times when she has sent 4 or 5 sandwiches home because her student has little siblings who wont eat that night.
and now that i have funk-ed you all out, let me remind you that these kids have MY AUNT as their teacher! she is there for them, and when they are presidesnt of the united states or a hair dresser, the ceo of apple or a teacher...when they grow up-they will thank her for believing in them.
as the end of the year grows close, she is finding a book for each and every kid in her class. i decided to make book marks for all these kids. because what good is a book with out a book mark? (and they are easy to ship)
i zig-zaged the edges on all the book marks. (i have said before-zig zag is my FAVORITE stitch)
im know that the kids see the love i put into them, and the belief aunt trish has in the kids.
so in 20 years when you see an article or an interview and that young person thanks mrs vadden, you will know who they are talking about. im linking to the little brown house, santas gift shoppe