Sunday, February 14, 2010

Love and What Kids Have to Say

Today is the day.  The one day of the year that is set aside for love.  The day we're supposed to tell the person or persons we love, just how much we love them.  For some, it's the day they wonder nervously if  the guy or girl they like will like them back....will they get flowers, a card, chocolates?  For others, it's the day they have been dreading because they know there will be none of those things. 

As a blogger friend said, 'there will be lots of crying today'.  I feel sad for the ones who believe romantic love is the only kind that matters.  Yet, I used to be one of them.  With time, comes the knowledge that love from friends and family matters just as much as love from a significant other.  I wish Valentine's Day was more about love in general so that everyone could be happy on this day.
Here is what kids have to say about love.....
♥ "If falling in love is anything like learning how to spell, I don't want to do it. It takes too long." -- Glenn, age 7
♥ "Love is like an avalanche where you have to run for your life." -- John, age 9  
♥ "Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good too." -- Greg, age 8
♥ "Once I'm done with kindergarten, I'm going to find me a wife." -- Tom, age 5
♥ "It gives me a headache to think about that stuff. I'm just a kid. I don't need that kind of trouble." -- Kenny, age 7
♥ "One of you should know how to write a check. Because, even if you have tons of love, there is still going to be a lot of bills." -- Ava, age 8
♥ "Love will find you, even if you are trying to hide from it. I been trying to hide from it since I was five, but the girls keep finding me." -- Dave, age 8
♥ "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 love."
- 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 mouth."
- Billy - age 4

I hope today you know you are loved!  Happy Valentine's Day!!!


  1. My favorite is the last one by "Billy"......I married a Billy ;-)

  2. From the mouths of babes! What a beautiful reminder. Thank you for sharing.


  3. XOXO - Bestest advices in the world comes from kids sometimes. Have a Great Day, Patty

  4. So cute! I, too, love the one from Billy.

    Lovely post. Have a love-filled day, Annette!

  5. I also love the one from Billy. It's a beautiful saying.

  6. Those are just too funny! I especially like what the girl Rebecca had to say about it, that's so sweet!

  7. Hope you had a great Valentin's Day! Thos are such cute quotes! ;)

  8. I loved all the comments thank you for sharing them with everyone. I especially liked Rebeccas' comment.

  9. They are so precious :) Thanks for sharing.

    I get you on the Alice in Wonderland thing, I have read it several times but it took me a long time each time to finish it. I get so wrapped up in the sinister side of the being, well it is all sinister to me.

    Have a wonderful evening, T.

  10. Those Kids views on love are wonderful!! Some how I don't think hubby will be painting my toe nails :)

  11. Rebecca knows it all!! Hope you had a great Valentines Day! I spent it with my kids and Ethan. It doesn't get better than that!


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