Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Not so wordless Wednesday

This is the face of a little girl who wants her brother and sister to be done with school for the summer.  She knows we are close to the end.  She longs for them to be home all day with her.  She was hoping it was today, but alas it was not.  This is the face I saw when she crawled up on my bed to relay her misery. 
I just want my Bro Bro and Sissy, that is all. said Jenny. When I asked her what was wrong. " They are my favorites."   Sweetness I tell you, pure sweetness.

Now she is busy making her some "goggles" (what she calls binoculars) out of empty toilet paper rolls. Apparently we are going on an adventure.  And going to play the bear went over the mountain to see what he could see. 

Imagination, it is a beautiful thing in a child.

I think we as adults need to use it more. 

Now that she is in a happier mood, I am enjoying watching her color away as she works on her craft.

These childhood moments, so quickly slip away.  They grow up so very fast.  Childhood is the time, that the biggest dramas seem small in comparison to real life, but I am thankful that my kids are innocent and protected.  I want their childhood to be filled with love and joy.  And the solution for their momentary angst to be solved simply, with a few crayons and some toilet paper rolls.  There are things they will face, that will not be solved so easily.  So I sit back and enjoy this while I can.