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Friday, August 21, 2009

His Happiness is My Happiness

He woke up early. He was very excited this morning. It is his end of the midterm kindy party day.

"Mummy, what shall I wear?"
"Mummy, don't forget to bring the vitagen today."
"Mummy, I love school. I like to go to school."
"Mummy, teacher said no need to bring homework today."
"Mummy, I don't want to eat breakfast. I will be too full to eat the party food."
"Mummy, maybe I will win a prize."

He wanted to wear his belt, just like daddy. Unfortunately the buckle of his belt broke and I couldn't fix it. Lousy belt! He was happy when I put some gel on his hair, just like daddy. He selected a long sleeve shirt, just like daddy. He tried on his Chinese New Year shirt but then he said he looked like a girl when he wore it. Another short sleeved shirt which looks just like daddy's, was too big for him. So he picked the long sleeved one. I thought it would be too hot for him but I let him be.

He didn't want to have his breakfast because he wanted to save his stomach for the party food. We bargained about breakfast and he eventually drank his milk and ate one biscuit and off we went to school with him clutching the heavy bag of vitagens to be shared with his friends. At the school, he looked soooo happy. He ran around playing "catching" with his friends. Sweat trailed down his face and neck from all that running and I thought that he should have won that short sleeved shirt I picked. :) For the record, he didn't even want to try it. Just exerting some independance here I guess.

I love seeing him so happy. I love him so much. His happiness is my happiness.


  1. He knows what he wants and that's the very thing lacking in some children, don't you think so? I knew of a boy who would say "I don't know" even if asked "what do you like?"

  2. I so know what you mean! It's so nice to see them excited about someting...can't help gettin excited too!!!

  3. Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Psalm 127.3

  4. aw... reading this just tells me what a lovely son you have!

    you are blessed!

    thanks for sharing!


  5. yes, this is really true.
    Kids sometimes can change my bad mood to a good one, in just a 'click' like a remote:)


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