Grace was just as excited about her surprise in her backpack as I thought she would be.
As I blogged about last week, Grace had been putting Halloween treats and a note in my lunch tote and making me smile in the process, and I decided to respond with the same kindness by surprising her with some gloves she was hoping to get for Christmas.
“Thank you” was the first thing she said to me when I came home from work. She was so grateful and appreciative, and it was just the reaction I was hoping for. She loves them and has worn them every day since.
I thought I’d find another treat and a note in my lunch bag the next day or ones from the boys, with hopes that it would stir me to follow suit again, but that hasn’t happened yet.