Giggles Everywhere

Sharing with Claudia’s A Favorite Thing.

This week I received photos of my granddaughter Ivy while she was enjoying a play date. I remember well the giggles I shared with my friend Kathy years ago. They mystified…even infuriated…my father. I guess this was not allowed by his family when he grew up in France. Life was serious business! But I am glad for Ivy and her friend Lily!

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This same week I received photos from my son who is working again in Haiti. He has been visiting schools and orphanages, and what a delight it is to see some happy faces there as well.

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What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Joseph Addison

I left my heart in Haiti… Do visit updates here as well!


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15 Responses to Giggles Everywhere

  1. Chris Nicholson says:

    Seems as if both girls were given garden names. Our son Dan’s
    daughters (now 25 and 20) are named Lily and Amelia Dandelion.
    The first daughter chose the second daughter’s middle name.
    I really enjoyed the smiles. Chris N.

  2. Jack says:

    Great photos of kids. They made me smile.

  3. Hope says:

    Beautiful photos of beautiful children!

  4. Susan says:

    The laughter of a child is the sweetest music. Adorable post!

    Big Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

  5. What beautiful smiles on all the children’s faces. Giggles are good and should be part of every child’s life. And every adult’s life, too. 🙂

  6. Kristina says:

    Beautiful kids, and beautiful post. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Claudi says:

    Oh goodness, there is nothing better than a child’s smile or laugh or giggle. Thank you so much for sharing these lovely photos today – they have brought a smile to my face!

    Thanks so much for joining in this week!


  8. Debra says:

    YOUR little giggles made ME giggle…so cute 🙂

  9. Regula says:

    Smiles make a difference. Have a nice weekend. Regula

  10. debby says:

    Children all smile in the same language. Precious little children.

  11. balisha says:

    Happy smiles the world round…Children are so beautiful.

  12. Sally says:

    Such wonderful photos! The smiles and laughter of children are contagious, one can’t help but feel their spirit lighten up in their presence. The little ones should be our ambassadors …

    Happy weekend!

  13. Thanks for the smiles! Saw your post on A Favorite Thing! I would love to have you share this on The Creative HomeAcre Hop today!

  14. Haworth says:

    The joy of those two little girls is palpable! I can almost hear their giggles. And it’s so wonderful that your son is having that experience. What beautiful faces, what lovely smiles.

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