Saturday, August 9, 2008

Appreciation Day (well, morning, at least)

I have great kids. I love them and they are, at heart, truly good people.
This is how my day started.....

At 9:30 (yes, 9:30), Leah came in and woke me up. She said 'Mommy, it's time to get up now, Heather and I have something for you. Here are your glasses'.

I went into the living room and they had made breakfast for me. We have 2 small tables that we use instead of a coffee table. They put the tables together, had 3 plates with food on them. There was a vase with wool fringes out of it (their 'flowers'). A glass of diet coke with lemon (my fave), and a small 'sandwich' for me. Also, toast without butter and a bowl of cereal (Special K, because they don't like it).
It was SO sweet!!

I asked what it was for, they said it was 'Appreciation Day' because I am such a good mother.

WOW! I think it's because I took them to Chuck E Cheese last night for dinner, it was the first time any of us had been there. It might be because I told them that today we may go to Ontario Place or swimming at a pool somewhere. It might be because I told Leah that she can pick any backpack she wants as she is going into grade 1 and it's her first time in 'all day' school.

It really doesn't matter why it 'might be'. The point is, they did this completely on their own and because they wanted to. I'm touched beyond words.

I have the best kids in the world!!