Welcome to Show and Tell Friday!
Before I get to the little thing I'm sharing this week, I have some good news to share!
I mentioned before that I was in training to become a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and I'm happy to say that after 30 hours of training, I was sworn in by the judge on Tuesday! For those that don't know...I will explain it as quickly as I can. It's a volunteer opportunity to work with kids in Foster Care. A CASA is an advocate for the child. You spend time with them (2-3 hours a week) and you also are in contact with their social worker, their teacher, etc. You are a volunteer advocate for the child. Your write reports to the court about them. You go to court when they have hearing about their case (about every 6 months, up to 18 months).
A child in Foster Care has many people in their lives that are being paid (social workers, attorneys, etc.) but a CASA is just there because they want to be a volunteer advocate for a child! It's probably the most fulfilling volunteer opportunity out there! If you love kids and have the time I would strongly suggest looking into it! You can really make a difference!
My next step is to read some cases and pick the child I want to be an advocate for. That should be happening very soon! I could go on and on but I won't because I'm sure about 90% of you haven't even read this far but if you have...thank you!!!
On to the material things...but these days, even though I like beautiful things, they just aren't as important to me any longer but I did buy a cute little soap dispenser at Marshalls the other day. It has hand soap in it now but I plan on using it my kitchen for dish soap. I've been on the look out for a cute dish soap dispenser for years and I finally found one! It was only $7.99!
Since I'm slowly switching to aqua colors it was perfect!
Thanks to all of you that join in on Show and Tell Friday every week and thanks to all of you who leave such nice comments!
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