Today was the start of Chinese New Year and we celebrated at pre-school, as well as with friends for dinner. My friend Andrea (AKA Emma Lael's mommy) and I went into the girls' pre-school class to help the kids make a dragon craft, read a book about CNY and have fun using chopsticks to pick up marshmellows. Andrea also brought all the kids red envelopes filled with chocolate money. The kids had a lot fun and so did we!
Then, this evening, we shared a meal at a Chinese restaurant with a group of local families, all who have adopted from China. We didn't know everyone there, but had a great time meeting new friends, hanging with old ones, and enjoying some delicious food.
|Not so simple|
|Eleanor, LilyKate and Emma Lael showing off their dragons|
|Reading a book to the kiddos|
|Marcia and Ava at dinner|
|Derek, Ben and Jonathan|
|All the kids together for a photo after dinner|