This week has been busy and exciting as we gear up to Christmas at Babies to Three.
On Tuesday, despite the heavy rain and gales, a number of our group braved the storm and caught the train up to Bloomingdales to spend some time with Father Christmas.
He was a very jolly fellow who was delighted to see us, and told us that he lived very near to Jackson Ave (the home of our Babies to Three program) when he was growing up! I was under the impression that he had always lived at the North Pole but there you go… you learn something new every day!
After having individual and group pictures taken with him, we decided to fill up on hot chocolate and pastries before our return journey to the South Bronx. This was our second outing since we began in September and we chatted on the way home about all the other places we are eager to visit once the warm weather arrives in the spring. The aquarium at Coney Island and the Brooklyn’s Children’s Museum are at the top of the list.
We are also busy planning our Christmas party which happens next Tuesday.
The morning will start with brunch, a quiz/game based on the Parenting course we have just completed, and a chance to make some yummy body scrub resourced and organized by one of the moms in our group. Following the presentation of the parenting certificates, we will be joined by the preschool children for a time of carol singing by candlelight led by Ben and others. Finally we will hear a short talk on the meaning of Christmas by our very own resident pastor, Rich!
Watch this space for photos of the event on our next Babies to Three blog
Wishing you all a Christmas full of God’s peace and joy ……from Babies to Three!