Trip packing

July 30th, 2010
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I have taught Olivia well. I overheard her playing in her room with the sitter. She was packing for a trip.

"What shall we pack for you?" he asked.

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She pulled out her fabulous, special princess high heels that her godmother Joann gave to her. She dug around the room for her "treasure box," a little makeup kit that Joann also gave her.

"Anything else?" he asked.

"Extra panty and extra shorts. Maybe an extra t-shirt," and then she got some out of her closet and stuffed that in her backpack.

I laughed. What three year old thinks about such practical matters? That's when I knew Olivia will be just fine in this life.

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7 Responses to “Trip packing”

  1. M:

    Good morning Diane!

    I wish packing for a trip was that easy. :)

    Life was so simple and easy when you are that age. :)


  2. Kage:

    Feel good moment :)


  3. kanakakuuna:

    agree with bringing an extra set for every trip.


  4. Popoman:

    I can't help to note what the grandkids pack everytime they visit me from CA. Since we live in a 4 Season area, clothing must be appropriate. These are my youngest ages 6 and 10 yrs.
    Their mom (4th grade schoolteacher) lets' them pack their own bags, quick checking to see if they have the "minimums." As you said Diane...after observing your 3 yr old, you know things are going to be okay.


  5. snow:

    too cute... i love those heels! reminds me of the time my stepdaughter let her kids pack their own bags and was in such a hurry that she didn't check them. they got to the hotel and one of her sons had a bag full of underwear! lol... i guess he knew, at least, that underwear was a necessity! ;)


  6. RedZone:

    Amazing game. I never would have thought of it. I wish I played it at a young age. Now I need to make a list or the first place I will look for when I reach my destination is a store.


  7. RONW:

    all dressed up and ready to leave for mainland college, in an eye blink.


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