Thursday, May 17, 2007

The most ipowtit thing


Aaron can be a cantankerous child. Often, this is the case. He is very aware of what is unfair, he is very reluctant to do chores, and he is often annoyed by his younger brother who wants to be like him.

But sometimes, when the stars are aligned and the gods are smiling upon us, Aaron can do a complete 180 and become the sweetest, most helpful, most agreeable child ever to walk the earth. This happened the other night. He cleaned his whole room, got on his pajamas, brushed his teeth--all without being asked, thanked Steve for going to work, thanked me for folding all the laundry, and then hid away with a pencil and paper until he finished his masterpiece and proudly presented Steve and me with this gem:

14 comments:

lys said...

That is just about the cutest thing ever. I'll bet that makes your heart just melt. . .

Angela said...

Aaron's a pretty cool kid. He'll even hold your William Sonoma bag for you! Tell the kid hi for me!

Abby said...

That is so dang darling! Aaron is the best.

wendy said...

Those "love notes" are one of the best things about being a parent, aren't they?! :-)

pepper said...

Awesome.

AzĂșcar said...

What are you KIDDING me?

You got yourselves a family.

Austin said...

Priceless. I find this making it's way into a sacrament meeting some day.

sarah said...

That's a keeper! And he is too!

Emmie said...

SO CUTE!

P.S. The google ad on cjane's blog really did say that. I even copied and pasted it to get the wording and lack of punctuation right. However, I did not click on it. I was too scared!

Jami said...

Emily,
You can get that sweet note enlarged at Kinko's for about $2.00. It's so sweet that I would get it blown up and framed. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Precious note. Precious Aaron. Nana

Nancy said...

so sweet, I've always liked that Aaron boy. I wonder if they had a good lesson in primary or something.

Christen said...

I love it! notes like that get cherished forever! I agree with Jami enlarge it and frame it!

M&M said...

This is so sweet. It makes it all worth it, doesn't it?