Teacher Teacher

What She Wore: I basically spent the whole day in my pajamas. I’m going to have to change so I can go to the grocery store.

What She Ate: Leftover pizza from last night.

Well, Charlie’s appointment with his Special Instructor was today. The appointment was at 9 a.m. I didn’t think this would be a big problem because Charlie’s been getting up at around 8:15. Well, I stayed up late last night reading about momo twins (fascinating, by the way), twins that share the same sac. One of my MIL’s co-workers had twins like this that didn’t make it. But I digress! So, I overslept due to my late-night internet wanderings and got up at 8:45! I brushed my hair and teeth, went to the bathroom, and then the doorbell rang. She was ten minutes early. Sheesh.

So. . . we had the meeting while we were still in our pajamas.

She was impressed with all that Charlie can do–holding his bottle, transferring things from one hand to another, and sitting with little assistance.

She’s worked with lots of visually impaired kids before so she had a bunch of great ideas for that.

Immediately we are going to be working on the following: getting some toys off the floor, so he’ll be tempted to play with them sitting up, and explaining auditory clues to him, so he knows what’s going on. An example of this would be janging keys and telling him that we’re leaving the house.

She was very business-like and I think she’s going to do a lot of great things for Charlie.

Let’s see if I can be dressed by the time she shows up next week!

Below, a photo-montage of feeding Charlie:

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  1. Elizabeth says:

    Awesome pics of Charlie! It looks like he’s thrilled with all the work that’s ahead of him. 😉

  2. Cute, cute, cute, cute…CUTE!!!! He’s so darn handsome!!!

    It sounds like the meeting went well (even in pj’s — that’s happened to us too!)

    Jack has a vision teacher that’s worked with him almost 5 years. We are so attached to her and sad that come July our time with her will end :(

    I can’t wait to read how the sessions go!

  3. Mannyed says:

    I love his smiles!

  4. Nadine Hightower says:

    He is much more happier about eating than that penguin thing!

    You’re are doing a great job!!

    So Teach, what do you think about those kids in Ga that plotted to kill the teacher becuz she scolded them????

  5. I love his smile! He is the cutest thing in the world! You can tell he likes his food!

    I love his expressions!

  6. I love the pics, he is just so cute!!

    Glad the session went well…even if you were straight out of bed, lol! Hey at least Charlie lets you sleep in!

  7. Small Town Girl says:

    Pretty sure if I was a stay at home mom I’d be in my pjs 99 percent of the time.

    I LOVE that last pic! Super super cute!!

  8. Anonymous says:

    he is just so beautiful…i really enjoyed the pictures…

    *~* :o) a smile is a universal welcome… :o) *~*

  9. He doesn’t like the food as much as he likes the noise I make as I put the spoon in his mouth–Wheee! and in goes the food.

  10. Are you calling him the teacher teacher?

  11. No, I’m calling his Special Instructor his teacher.

  12. Charlie is really adorable!