Mrs. Shari has been taking care of "teacher's kids" for years, and she knows so much. She rotates toys in and out of the kids' hands, so they don't get bored. Her backyard is like a park. She gets every kid she keeps to nap AT THE SAME TIME which really, is worthy of an award in itself. At the time of writing this, all three of my kids are sleeping. Yes, even Emily. She would take that 1-3 nap every day if she could. My friends are always amazed, and while I would love to take credit for their nap-taking ability, all credit is due to Shari. Another thing my kids all love about Mrs. Shari is the food she serves them. There have been many times I've heated up a hot pocket at school only to remind myself that my kids are eating a much better lunch than I am,and I am so thankful! Their favorite is still baked spaghetti. Years ago Shari gave me the recipe. My kids all informed me that it doesn't taste as good as when Shari makes it.
The last morning that I dropped Elsie and Eli off at Shari's house, I cried all the way to to school. Scott picked them up that final Friday, and my unemotional hubby was a wreck! I know there will be other teachers in their lives who will love Elsie and Eli, just like those who love Emily. I am just so thankful for the love they've been shown by Mrs. Shari and Mr. Henry. We will make sure they never forget!