I've always been a note-writer…
passing them in football-shaped fold-ups in school,
hiding them under pillows and in drawers to surprise loved ones,
even teaching my daughters to read by leaving love letters next to their beds.
Now that our eldest has started school, we've been packing extra punch in her lunchbox—
a love letter a day.
We keep a pen and paper right next to our lunch packing station and take turns leaving messages for our kiddo to read during her afternoon chow sesh.
I remember the childhood thrill of finding lunchbox messages from my own mama—like a great big hug from far away, and the love in that ink and paper goes a long way in brightening any day.
Our darlin' loves her notes, and she's sure to remind us to leave her a message every day.
Writing the letters takes mere seconds, but the memories of the love within last a lifetime.
Keep your paper and pen nearby, and remind your peanuts that you're thinking of them, even when they're away. It'll make them smile.
A little bit of love goes a long way.
Make your mark on someone's heart.
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