Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Zippi's First Date



We have a little coupon system that has been running for the past year and a half. I've been meaning to write about it so often but have still not got around to it. Anyway, last week Liji received another coupon and chose an ice-cream date out with Dad. Our kids are completely movitvated by the coupons and LOVE one on one time so much. It gives us a chance to connect in a deeper way and inspires them to reach the goals they are working on.
Anyway, Zippi was really upset that she couldn't go on the icecream date too. She was crying and Brett saw that she wanted some special time with him too.
He gathered her in his arms, whispered in her ear and immediately the crying stopped and was instead replaced by a nodding, smiling, very excited little girl!
He had told her he would take Liji on his own and then come back for her and they could go out together.
She was over the moon!
She doesn't do coupons just yet but why should she miss out? he thought.
So true to his word, he took Liji out (who was ecstatic to get this coupon which he'd been looking forward too) and then came back for miss Zip all dressed up and ready for her first big one-on-one date with her Daddy.
They went to our fam's fave cafe and when he asked her what she would like, she said 'hot chippies' so that's what they shared.
Just wanted to record that so I don't forget!
Very special :)


11 comments:

singing mama said...

Lusi, that is absolutely gorgeous!!! What a special time for Zippi! Luv Donna

Renelle said...

Lusi, that is so special you have a lovely family, one on one time connecting is so meaningful and they will always remember those special times.
Blessings. Renelle

Channi said...

she's getting to be such a big girl. it's so clear from that shot how much she loves her daddy :)

Mommy Set Free said...

So Sweet!

Anonymous said...

Just popping in to visit. I love seeing all these recent photos of your beautiful children.

Thanks for sharing, have a great week xxoo

From Susan McGuire (smiles1965)

Nat said...

So absolutely beautiful!!
I often tell myself I need to do this more often too!! You're an inspiration hun xx

Dawn said...

That is so cute Lus. She is growing up so fast.

lusi said...

Thanks everyone for your sweet comments.

Hi Dawn! Long time no *see* mate. Lovely to have a comment from you - thanks for stopping by! Hope all is well with you guys!

Much love,
Lus x

Lisa Jay said...

This is so beautiful, I almost cried. Bless her little heart. She has a great dad.

rockmelon said...

Love this, we do something similar and we both treasure the times! r

lusi said...

Thanks so much Lisa and Rochelle!
xox

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