Sunday, May 9, 2010

Happy muthes day

There's nothing I like better than a home-made card for Mother's Day, especially one that comes in an appropriately labeled envelope, on my breakfast-in-bed tray (coffee and honey on toast, yummy).

Harry thought a lot about what to write in his card for me. I think he was remarkably thoughtful- "Dear Mum, Hey mum how is your sewing going? Are you making any of those robots? Bye."

He also made me a robot because he knows I like them. Isn't it awesome? I can see I'll end up copying this in some form next time I'm sewing a robot.
And Sylvie picked this lovely flower for me, made me a beautiful card with a flower on it, put it in an envelope, and wrote "Mummy" on it.


What a great Mother's Day. You know, I never thought I'd get into Mother's Day in a big way. Part of me thought it was just a big tacky commercial campaign to get people to buy pots and vaccuum cleaners and perfume. But now that I have two little children who make me special things and beautiful cards and who go out of their way to tell me they love me, I like Mother's Day a lot.

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9 comments:

  1. Jen that is so cute. Harry's drawn robot skeleton parts, nuts and bolts and metal peices and I love Sylvie's seagull 'Mummy'.

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  2. Those are spectacular works of art! What a lucky Mum you are : )

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  3. sweet flowers!
    haha- love harry's card. that boy cracks me up. happy mother's day to you. x

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  4. so adorable and heart-warming!

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  5. So sweet.
    I think it can get very commercialised, but sweet handmade cards and presents from your kids are so special far better than any fancy vacuum cleaner!

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  6. very sweet Miss Smith, indeed, a very wholesome and innocent expression of maternal devotion. But I know their genes: in a few years' time you'll be getting something *thoughtful* from Regretsy.

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  7. Hi Jen - harry's robots and sylvies drawings are pretty talented. SOunds like you had a really nice day

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  8. Awesome. What a nice and clever pair of kids they are ...

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  9. I love the way clear plastic tape becomes a medium itself, more than just a mere fixative!
    These are sweet things indeed.
    A lovely start to the day!
    XO
    Iris

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