I love Thursday mornings. Lucy gets to spend about 45 minutes with me at work. I am the coverage worker and also a single mom. Since Lucy can't be dropped of at her school until 9am and my coverage starts at 8:30, there's a little problem.
I bring her with me until a little before 9 and then run her to school quick and go back to work.
For two weeks in a row Lucy has demonstrated empathy and compassion to a degree that brings tears to my eyes. She's also social (in a healthy way), helpful, hysterical and fun. Last week a coworker was having a rough morning and Lucy just walked up to her and leaned in for a hug, then walked away. It was touching and sweet, a gift without expecting anything back. Truly from the soul. It took my breath away. This week Lucy was loving and caring to two of the preschoolers that attend the program I work for. She was just so soooo sweet, and helped a preschooler transition into school in a calm, peaceful way.
Lucy loo, I love you!