The Heart of a Little Boy

A couple years ago, my preschooler came home with a pocket packed full of treasures for Valentine’s Day.

“Mommy! I found all these rocks on the playground for you! They are shaped like hearts!”

Holy cow. They really WERE shaped like hearts! Ok, some were more like triangles…

I’ve kept them ever since. I can’t imagine how long he searched for that many heart-shaped pebbles, but I consider it a grand effort for a little boy. A sweet and thoughtful one too.

Now I’m the kind of mom who always loves a good dandelion bouquet, but heart shaped rocks are forever.

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