Happy Halloween! (And Happy World Series Champs)
Happy Halloween! And Happy World Series Champions to the St. Louis Cardinals. I have to have a different post today for these two reasons. SORRY to my teaching/library friends, but hopefully, you are either celebrating Halloween or the Cardinals or both!
Last year, I remember saying, “This is the worst Halloween of my life.” My daughter was born 6.5 weeks early and was in the NICU at Mo Bap. Then on Halloween Day, they decided she should be transferred to Children’s Hospital in St. Louis. UGH! It is terrifying to have a 4lbs. 8 oz., 5-day-old baby be transferred in ambulance to another hospital. It turned out the only thing wrong with our little kangaroo was a preemie digestive system, and she got the best care in the world at Children’s. But, anyway, this year, should be MUCH BETTER.
We are coming off the high of her first birthday and the party, which just happened to be FRIDAY NIGHT when the Cardinals won!!! We sat with friends and family, ate pizza and cake, opened presents, and cheered on the Cards. For Halloween, we are going to a costume party, eating chili with Grandma and Grandpa, and doing a little trick-or-treating in a bee costume. Life is good. And I can tell you, this Halloween will be 100, no 1000, times better than last year.
So, here’s to you. And since this blog is supposed to be about books, I’ll tell you that my daughter’s favorite Halloween book this year is the Peek-a-Boo! book with the baby Looney Tunes characters, and her favorite character is baby Taz. She loves to lift the flap on that last page. What’s one of your favorite Halloween books (in your classroom or at home)?
Finally, here’s a video my hubby found on You Tube! Enjoy your Halloween! (GO CARDS! Let’s go crazy, folks!)