Monday, September 28, 2009

{ the good stuff: wee wishes }

Wish upon the stars

Last week, I attended back-to-school night in my daughter's classroom and had the opportunity to peruse some of the projects the children have completed this school year. In one corner of the classroom was a wall covered in kites that the children had colored. I went to take a closer look at their artwork and realized each student was also asked to write their "wishes" along the tail of their kite. Rather than a litany of requests for the latest video game gadgets, the kids' responses were quite thoughtful (and adorable). These were a few of my favorites:

"I wish I was the nicest kid in the world."

"I wish I was rich so I could help poor people more."

"I wish Obama could be the President forever."

"I wish Peter Pan was real so he could take me to Neverland."
(imagine who wrote this one)

image credit: jonas peterson ~ an incredible (incredible!) photographer


Anonymous said...

Keep believing! Precious and Priceless.

paula said...

how sweet is this. I too wish I were rich so I could help people more;)

Melissa de la Fuente said...

That is so dear and sweet and this photograph.....stunning!

dee said...

This is such a beautiful post! Paulie sometimes shares with me some of the things his students say, and they get me every time. For our wedding, they put together a book of advice for us and it was priceless. One of these days I'll have to post it for you!

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

We could take a lesson from these wee ones!

Dan Santana said...

Great blog you have heere

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