Our stash of \"Substitute Treats\" for Middle School DD

Posted on: Tue, 08/23/2005 - 12:55pm
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I asked my daughter, Mariah, what she would like [i]more [/i] than a birthday treat brought in by another child. Anything... could be food or not food. I asked her to give me 3 ideas. She thought and thought... "Anything?" "Sure, anything." She said, "money". Okay. "a CD". Okay. "a gift card to Beauty First".

I asked her, "you'd rather have those things than a cupcake or rice krispie treat?"

"Definitely!"

So we went to Target and bought a bunch of $5 gift cards (figured she could use the Target cards toward a CD or whatever). I put some $5 bills in little floral envelopes with her name on it. There are 8 "treats" total.

Today I delivered these "substitute treats" to the school nurse at the Middle School. She was very surprised by the gift cards as the "snack". She was a little uncomfortable. She showed Mariah where they would be kept in locked medicine cabinet.

So, now, any time Mariah can't have the treat someone brings in, she'll have a big smile on her face. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]

[i]Thank you, MommaBear.[/i]

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