Eliana, my 7 year old, is such a sweet girl. She is constantly kissing me, hugging me, and telling me how much she loves me. She is also very helpful and will do anything I ask her to do right away. In addition, she often takes the initiative to do thoughtful things on her own like make my bed, fold and put her own clothes away, or pour me a drink.
So I thought I would do something special for her. Last month, before I left for my big international trip, I gave her a Super Star Award. It read:
“Super Star Award to
Eliana Marisol Casas
You are AMAZING!
Eliana loves the trophy so much that she carries it around with her all the time. It’s like she won a coveted “Oscar” award. Of course, she deserved it because she is an AMAZING child. Sometimes you have to let your children know in big ways how much you appreciate them. Just because they are.
Here is a watercolor masterpiece she created for me today…
See what I mean? AMAZING! Delight in the miracle of your children. Show them how much you love and appreciate them. They are amazing!