Even my little one, only 8 months old, was quite taken with this Svelt St. Nick.
That is until it was time to take a picture with him.
We managed in the end to get her calm enough to snap a pic.
Santa was sure a treat today. The main fun, though, was getting to spend time with Jilly's new friends (and their mothers).
|Jillian and her friend M-Chan, born only 2 days apart.|
Being part of this weekly play group has been a great experience for me. It's nice to be connecting with neighborhood women in the same stage of life as me. I think we've even made a breakthrough. They've stopped referring to me as Chiyo's mom, and instead use my real name. I, in turn, get to use their given names too! Such a silly thing to be excited about, but I feel like it means I've made it to the inside of this group, rather than just being a foreigner watching from the outside.