How to be an amazing Grandma: A lesson in 2 emails
I'm feeling a little bit better. I'm doing nothing. I'm cuddling with mommy.
I watched a movie called Ponyo. It was about a girl named Ponyo and she was a fish and she was a girl. And I watched a movie and I don't remember its name (The Neverending Story) and I couldn't watch the whole thing because Sage didn't like it.
I went to the Yankee Fair a little time and I got a really good treat. It was fun there. I said something that is really funny: Good thing I did nothing at the Yankee Fair. That's just a little joke.
We made Mommy a funny face. We putted too much makeup on her. It was really funny. Mommy put makeup on me and Sage and we looked pretty. Even though Mom looked a little funny. She had too much eyeshadow on her. And it made her pretty funny.
I'm having a good time at school. Even though on Saturdays and Sundays I don't go to school. Some people say they won't like school, some people say they don't like school, and some people say they do.
I love you. I hope I see you soon.
We just finished eating dinner. Grandma thought she was a turtle. She only ate green vegetables and a little rice. She ate spinach and lettuce and red peppers and corn and sweet potatoes. Papa ate some meat. He thought he was a bear! Then we listened to a DVD by Willie Nelson, Grandma's favorite singer. Did you know that your mom asked Willie Nelson to autograph a picture of himself for her? We will show it to you the next time you are here. Papa even asked Grandma to dance when they heard a special song. They were dancing all around the house. It was so funny. Sometimes Grandma was the leader. Sometimes Papa was.
We wish you had taken a picture of your mom in her makeup. Maybe next Halloween you can put make up on her to go trick or treating. Then all of the people will say, "Thalia and Sage, you should open a beauty salon."
We are so glad that you like school. Grandma and Papa liked school so much that we both became teachers. We are the kids who always liked school. Once Grandma got in trouble because she was talking when the teacher said, "Shhhh. No talking, children." She had to stand outside in the hallway. She was so embarrassed that she started to cry. The first word Grandma learned to read was THE. She found the word in one of Momsie's books and felt so grown up, because she could read the word all by herself. Papa's mom and dad read to him every night, just like your mom does. His favorite books were The Wind in the Willows and Winnie the Pooh. Reading is so much fun because now we can send each other emails and tell each other what we are doing.
When you feel better Papa will take you on a ride in the wheelbarrow filled with straw and Grandma will teach you how to use the sewing machine. Maybe we can make a special present for your mom since she is such a good sport for letting you put make up on her.
We are glad you are teaching Sage some important lessons like how to draw noses on people's faces and how to be very kind to animals. She is so lucky to have a sister like you. And we are jumping for joy to have a granddaughter like you.
We hope you have very pleasant dreams tonight. We will call you tomorrow to see how you are feeling.
XXXXOOOOO Hugs and kisses,
Grandma and Papa