August 25, 2008

Proud Aunt (and Mommy)!



Look at these cuties...
The one on the left is mine...the one on the right is my niece. Notice they both have short hair???
Back in April, my daughter cut off her long thick hair, and donated it to Locks of Love. It all stemmed from Lauren Meader's daughter Alexa. My daughter & Alexa have never met, but we talked about her illness often. I explained that sometimes people are so sick, that the medicine they have to take is strong, and can make their hair fall out.
One day, my daughter was complaining about me brushing her hair, so I suggested we cut it off...she agreed. I told her we could donate it to help out sick kids whose hair has fallen out...she was pretty excited to help.
So...what does that have to do with this card you ask??? Well, my sister-in law was so excited when she saw her hair and talked alot to her girls about what my daughter did and why. Her older daughter had often toyed with the idea of cutting her hair, but then got nervous, and decided not to...until now.
My niece cut off her hair last week, and sent it off to Locks of Love...my girl inspired her to do it, I'm just so proud of them both!!! I almost cried when I saw my niece, as I IMMEDIATELY knew what she was going to tell me, and I couldn't be happier. I made this card for my niece, and will be sending it along with a few new fun hair clips for her new 'do!
Thanks for letting me have my pround Auntie (and Mommy) moment!!

6 comments:

Amy H said...

I got all teary-eyed too!! Such thoughtful kids!!! Great card too!!

Laura S said...

AWESOME!!! What a great mom and auntie these girls have. The card is adorable.

Barb said...

Great card and even greater kids!!! You deserve to be a proud Mommy and Aunt!!!

Lauren (mytime) said...

OH! That is just awesome!! Good for her. She will help make someone very happy!!!

Anonymous said...

That is so sweet! I love to hear about kids who want to help someone!
Great card, too. I love the edge--is that a punch?

Pam Wilson said...

Two very special girls. That is a remarkable thing for two little girls to do! High five's to both of them (and their mommy's also).