Sharing “I CAN!” attitudes: Gigi & Matias
Proud Momma Moment
My name is Angela Ramirez, and my daughter, Giovanni “Gigi” Ramirez, made last year’s (2012) Mother’s Day a very proud day.
I had gone to visit her the Friday before Mother’s Day and her teacher said, “I want to show you something…” She sat me down at one of the tables in class and said to Gigi “Go bring your book Gigi, and sit here with Momma”. Gio did what was asked of her; she got her book and came to sit next to me at the table. Mrs. Burton opened her book and said “Ok Gigi, let’s read for Momma”…Words can not express the feeling of pride I had in my heart as I listened to my babygirl read an entire book to me by herself, and then point the main characters and tell me who they were and what the story was about. Tears streamed down my face as I beamed with pride. I came home and called the people closest to me and cried each time I told them. ”She read to me, for the very first time, she read to me”.
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