Happy Valentine’s Day!

by Janice

Are you devouring chocolates?

I am heading out the door for a Valentine’s dinner with my hubby, but I wanted to wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope your day is sweet and that your kids and spouses give you some extra hugs and kisses.

Today, I went in to Jackson’s kindergarten class to help with the Valentine’s cards and treats. It was so fun! I loved it.

My son is smitten this Valentine’s Day and he even spent a sizable chunk of his allowance on flowers and a KinderSurpise for “his Valentine.” So super sweet!!!

I totally approve of his choice too. She is a nice, friendly girl. Jackson had her over for a play date a couple weeks ago.

I was a little concerned that her parents might be shocked that their kindergartener was receiving flowers, so I called them last night to get permission. Her mom agreed that it was a sweet gesture and that we could let him do it.

I am thrilled that Jackson has felt safe enough to talk to me about her. I want to encourage openness and let him know that it is normal for him to have these feelings.

I am also so pleased that Jackson is treating this little girl so nicely.

I seem to remember six year old boys don’t always display their affections appropriately. When I was in elementary school, a boy who like me chased me with dog poo on a stick! So I definitely prefer my son courting with flowers!



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Janice is co-founder of 5 Minutes For Mom. She's been working online since 2003 and is thankful her days are full of social media, writing and photography. You can see more of her photos at janicecrozephotography.com.

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1 Karen (Simply A Musing Blog) February 14, 2008 at 9:10 pm

Hmmm….dog poo or flowers? Definitely the flowers – your son has MUCH better taste and apparently manners than the boys from our childhood. lol

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2 jennifer February 14, 2008 at 11:44 pm

Have a great dinner.

Happy Valentine’s Day

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3 Jennifer February 15, 2008 at 1:00 am

Amen mama – though I was a bit taken aback when my little girl came home with a “boy friend” :D

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4 Trisha from BGBJewelry February 15, 2008 at 11:22 am

We have a very sick household- but we made a few Valentine’s cards!

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5 Yvette Mason from BeyondTheCandle.com February 15, 2008 at 9:37 pm

I agree. I want my son to know how to treat a lady! We must teach them while their young! Our future daughter-in-laws will be so thankful!

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6 Stephanie February 16, 2008 at 5:30 pm

How sweet that he thought to bring her flowers…and how respectful of you to call her mother to obtain permission. Happy Valentines Day!

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