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Jank0614  (Level: 67.1 - Posts: 4593)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 6:00 AM


My 15 month old grandson - the miracle baby my kids were told they could never have - cried (ok, fussed) for me not to leave his house yesterday afternoon. I had been invited for Easter lunch and the Easter Bunny had left some things for him at my house, so I HAD to make sure they made their way to the intended recipient. (His favorite part was the balloon. And the bunny left his gifts in a bucket rather than a basket, so we shoveled eggs in and out several times.)

He literally fought his way out of Daddy's arms to run to me at the door, insisting I held him. I don't get to spend much time with him, so I was certainly surprised at his reaction. How happy am I that we have bonded!

BTW, he learned to blow bubbles through the bubble loop for the first time yesterday. And for the first time, he said the word "yesh." Close enough for Grammy!

Also BTW, I was visiting with the lady who was Kelly Clarkson's HS choir director a couple of weeks ago. She also chose to be called Grammy by her grandbabies, for the same reason I chose it! ha (you know, because neither of us will ever have one any other way)

I hope your Easter held many happy, memorable moments, too.

Sandracam  (Level: 149.3 - Posts: 4190)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 6:36 AM

It all sounds wonderful Jank!!

Mplaw51  (Level: 184.8 - Posts: 1581)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 6:42 AM

It just doesn't get any better than that! Those kind of stories give me such warmth! I'm a sucker for them, thanks for sharing.

Alvandy  (Level: 240.4 - Posts: 7692)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 7:00 AM

That's a great Easter memory for you.
You deserve a Grammy Award.

Maybe even an Emmy or Oscar or Devon

Collioure  (Level: 113.7 - Posts: 9952)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 7:20 AM

Ya know, some of these tender moments here don't strike me quite so tender as that.

Thanks for sharing your very happy moment with us.

Hit the spot with me too.

Winddancer41  (Level: 63.3 - Posts: 1113)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 10:27 AM

Very happy for you Janks, i only have an adopted Granddaughter, but i love her as if she was my own flesh and blood but alas she will be turning 19 soon and she still calls me nana, but when i gave her her Easter gift i still got the big hug and kiss and thanks nana. aren't grandkids the greatest gift all. charlotte

Salzypat  (Level: 161.6 - Posts: 5414)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 11:06 AM

Awwwwwww. What a heart-warming story. It made your day, didn't it?

Monkeynips13  (Level: 21.5 - Posts: 647)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 11:15 AM

What a heartwarming story. It sounds as if you had a truly special easter. Thanks for sharing.

Wishbone  (Level: 36.5 - Posts: 22)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 12:00 PM

Thats a lovely story, i'm so happy for you all.

1mks  (Level: 219.5 - Posts: 5925)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 12:31 PM

Grandchildren are the reason we had to suffer through the antics of their parents. They are so much fun. What a warm fuzzy for you. Congratulations!

Cindyjo422  (Level: 97.4 - Posts: 43)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 4:43 PM

So sweet. Life doesn't get any better.

Bigbird  (Level: 249.1 - Posts: 3337)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 5:04 PM

That is so sweet! I would cherish that forever.

Caramel1  (Level: 135.1 - Posts: 21589)
Mon, 13th Apr '09 5:28 PM

I am happy for you Jank-wonderful memory. Yesterday, of course, my kids called to wish me a Happy Easter. My oldest grandson got on the phone and didn't know it was him as his voice had changed. I was with them in their younger years (5 grandsons) but have missed a big part of their growing up. they used to visit more frequently but as everyone knows times are tough and Mi. is among the worst so not so often now. I miss them. Cherish the time you have with them- Linda

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