In the mail

When we all arrived home from work/daycare/after-school-care this afternoon, we found three surprises waiting in our letterbox.  Nana and Poppa have just had a trip to Australia, and conscientiously sent every child a postcard.  They’ve been home for a couple of days, and the postcards only arrived today, but the thrill is undiminished.

Pearl excitedly read hers aloud to everyone.  Fainjin pointed things out in the picture on his card.  Babess ran through the house waving hers, shouting “Poppa!  Poppa!” (yes, he’s her favourite.  Luckily, Nana is very forgiving).

It’s easy to forget the little things that can make someone’s day – especially if the someone is little, too.  Thank goodness for grandparents, who are wise and know these things.

3 Responses to “In the mail”

  1. Whymommy Says:

    Grandparents know just what makes a child’s day, don’t they? We’re lucky to have them!

    • upsidebackwards Says:

      We are, and so are they! Our kids are very lucky to have one set of grandparents living very close. They get to see the other grandparents about once a year, which is less than we’d all like but there’s always the phone… and the blog for sharing stories 🙂

  2. amanda Says:

    I am always startled by how easily I can forget that little ones are just like us in that they want things that are intended just for them and to know that they are considered. Yay on Nana and Poppa for being attuned to that!

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