Friday, February 10, 2012

What does love mean?

Since it's almost Valentine's Day, I wanted to share a little something with you that will hopefully make you smile...

(Photo from my Etsy shop.   It makes me happy.)
My Grandma forwarded me an email a while ago.   Usually, I'm not a fan of forwarded messages...but this one I loved.
I hope it will brighten your day like it did mine!

A group of professional people posed this question to a 
group of 4 to 8 year-olds, "What does love 

 "When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn't 
bend over and paint her toenails anymore.   
So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when 
his hands got arthritis too. That's 
- Rebecca- age 8 

 "When someone loves 
you, the way they say your name is different.   
You just know that your name is safe in their 
-Billy - age 4 

 "Love is when a girl 
puts on perfume and a boy puts on shaving cologne and they 
go out and smell each other."
-Karl - age 5 

 "Love is when you go 
out to eat and give somebody most of your French fries 
without making them give you any of theirs."
-Chrissy - age 6 

"Love is what makes 
you smile when you're tired." 
-Terri - age 4 

"Love is when my 
mommy makes coffee for my daddy and she takes a sip before 
giving it to him, to make sure the taste is OK." 
-Danny - age 7 

"Love is what's 
in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening 
presents and listen." 
-Bobby - age 7

 "Love is like a 
little old woman and a little old man who are still friends 
even after they know each other so well." 
-Tommy - age 6 

 "Love is when Mommy 
sees Daddy smelly and sweaty and still says he is handsomer 
than Robert Redford." 
-Chris - age 7

"Love is when your 
puppy licks your face even after you left him alone all 
-Mary Ann - age 4 

 "I know my older 
sister loves me because she gives me all her old clothes and 
has to go out and buy new ones." 
-Lauren - age 4 

"When you love 
somebody, your eyelashes go up and down and little stars 
come out of you."
-Karen - age 7 

 "You really 
shouldn't say 'I love you' unless you mean it. 
But if you mean it, you should say it a lot. People 
-Jessica - age 8 

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