Imagine…your child makes a big mistake and she leaves you a letter of apology. How do you react!?
Mila left us a heartfelt, apologising letter under our sheets which made me smile and one that I will treasure for years to come.
I shared it to Steve and we both had the same reaction…going to Mila’s bedroom to reassure her.
Her dad told her he was proud of her for being honest with us. I told her we loved her.
Here is what it says:
“I’m really sorry I can’t tell you this myself but I’m really worried by your reaction so I think it’s best you find out what happened that way. I put the iPad under the bed so to Lucas (our dog) wouldn’t walk on it and when I pulled it out, later on, it has this horrible big crack.
I know you’re going to shout at me but I want you to know that I didn’t do anything and I’m really really sorry. I hope you will forgive me.
I’m really worried and I don’t want sadness and anger between us, I’m really sorry. I love you.”
PS: With a little add-on from her cousin Lily (a Poet): “A hurt angel shedding a tear for you”
To be fair, the iPad was already cracked like any Apple devices we have at home.
I had raised my voice the first time she damaged it and the day she left her iPod on the top of a friend’s car who came to visit us and drive away with it.
As a lesson, the iPod was never replaced and yes it is a pain and those things cost money but I thought her letter was too cute to be angry.
I think my favourite part was: “I don’t want sadness and anger between us” :-))