The legend (heehee) says that you attract them with shiny things (coins, foil, apparently a green Good Luck Care Bear and she used her sequined belt!):
and then when they come in to gather the shiny coins, they get caught! Or they escape, and leave behind some of their own treasure. This is totally what she's been counting on. She's been telling me all the things her leprechaun might leave behind. Ha!
When we talked last night, I asked her if she was going to share what the leprechaun might leave behind. She said that maybe the leprechaun would leave her a girl book (1), and how would she share that? I said I didn't think leprechauns carried around books! (I can finally spell leprechaun by myself!) I told her I didn't know much about them, but that she should share what she got/caught since her bothers (2) didn't have traps!
This morning, there was much rejoicing: the trap caught some shiny mini-Reese's peanut butter cups-and there were six..enough to share! They were all excited. Clay and Ethan ate both of theirs after breakfast, but Mary Claire couldn't. Her blood sugar ran really low all day yesterday (I changed her site yesterday morning), so instead of reducing her basal rate all day today, I let her eat one Reese's cup after breakfast, and I put one in her lunch. That's the other way we control it: slow-release chocolate over time! She's happy, I'm happy she'll stay above 70, so leprechauns? A win-win for everyone!
Funny Things Ethan Says:
Holy Chicken Pops!
Mean Smile (3)
...and Guess Who Got the Journals made? WooHoo! I just couldn't wait! : ) Here are some pictures:
|Jen's Journal! (my camera died, so these are by my phone!)|
(1)-She saw this book I got her in Florida-American Girl's The Care and Keeping of You in my suitcase, and I told her to forget she saw it!
(2)-She once misspelled "brothers" on a spelling paper, and she thought it was hilarious, so when we are alone, she calls them "bothers"! Don't you need an inside joke with your only daughter? ; )
(3)-Today he got his hair cut at Kutting Crew, and got to sit in the airplane chair again! I asked him to smile for me, and he said first he wanted a mean smile, then a nice one. The girls thought it was hilarious.
and..a Funny Smile:
..and a Mysterious Smile:
|He got this out of the treasure box! : )|