« Women for Women Interational...Happy Mother's Day | Main | London and Paris in a few weeks... »

Happy Mother's Day...

I have the best kids in the Universe...

Yesterday, I planned a little trip to Whitecourt, a small town about 45 minutes away. There's a great store there called Theodore's Den...full to the brim with gorgeous treasures for home decor.

I called my daughter, who lives 4 blocks away from me, to see if she needed me to pick up anything for her while I was there. I told her my plans for the day, let her know that she could call me on my cell if there was anything she wanted me to get for her while I was there.

When I arrived at the store, I walked inside and was greeted by the owner, Jean Guy. He walked over to me and said, "You have a $150 shopping spree here today!"

"What are you talking about?" I asked him.

"Seriously, you really have a shopping spree here today...$150!" he replied. "Happy Mother's Day from your son and your daughter!"

I was so surprised...what a lovely treat for me! Theodore's Den is the kind of place where I will shop for a gift for a friend often, but I'll rarely look for luscious things for myself. This was the perfect present for me!

My daughter and my son are 2 of the most loving people I know. It's a true pleasure to have them as my children...I love them so much and they are amazing human beings. This has been a fantastic Mother's Day for me, and it's not about the gift my kids gave me, it's about the message and the thoughts behind the gift. They cared enough to spend some time figuring out the best way to wish me a Happy Mother's Day.
They succeeded 100%!

"Grown don't mean nothing to a mother.
A child is a child.
They get bigger, older, but grown.
In my heart it don't mean a thing."
~ Toni Morrison

Tulips%20smaller.jpg

Comments (2)

Karen:

Sooooooo, what came home with you from the shop?
Inquiring minds....

OK, I'll post photos next!
Ciao,
Brenda

Eden:

Brenda,

What a wonderful surprise from your children! You raised them well and with love that shows.

Thanks, Eden!
I think they are pretty amazing, and it pleases me that it might have a teensy bit to do with how I am as a mom! Nurture vs nature, you know.
Ciao,
Brenda

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)

This page contains a single entry from the blog posted on May 11, 2008 9:00 PM.

The previous post in this blog was Women for Women Interational...Happy Mother's Day.

The next post in this blog is London and Paris in a few weeks....

Many more can be found on the main index page or by looking through the archives.

Powered by
Movable Type 3.33
© 2004 - 2010 Slow Travel