I was reminded of this (again) earlier this evening. Coming home from my *real* job to a very very VERY messy house, a five year old with a fudgecicle colored face and a hungry husband put me in a bit of a foul mood. Top that off with a case of PMS, and you get one unhappy momma.
Anyways, I ended up spending about 4 seconds asking my daughter about school, I proceeded to try to straighten up the living room, organize the kitchen counters, get a quick dinner ready, get school stuff packed for the next day - when a little voice stopped me. My little one - Nicole (you can read more about her here) - wanted to show me the "artwork" she had done earlier that day. I'm going to take a guess and figure that most of you know how much artwork a small child creates. I really REALLY didn't want to stop what I was doing, so I managed to put her off for another few minutes. But she's pretty relentless.
I finally followed her back to what she wanted to show me (it was in her Hannah Montana folder, which is only for SUPER IMPORTANT papers) and this is what I found..........
It reads "I L U MoM".
Stopped me right in my tracks, I tell ya. And, needless to say, we spent the rest of the evening reading, snuggling and playing restaurant. The house can wait until tomorrow.
I L U too sweetie.
Smiles and Hugs,