I had a very busy night tonight with our first Girl Scout meeting of the year. The highlight was working on the Daisy Safety Award, which included teaching my first graders the Heimlich maneuver. They all did really well! I asked my daughter after we got home to tell me what she would do if she saw someone choking, and she was able to give me the step by step instructions and demonstrated the actual movements. I was so proud! I hope none of these girls ever need to use what they learned tonight, but it made me very proud to pass that on! Add a lot of giggling with some crazy Stop, Drop and Roll demonstrations and working with their parents on their addresses and phone numbers, and I would call it a successful start to the Girl Scout year!
Because I didn't get home until late, I didn't do much tonight on Christmas Countdown. It's been a very long week, despite having Monday off...it felt like it should have been Friday days ago! I did finish the present I worked on yesterday and started another teddy bear: