Just recently our son celebrated his 18th Birthday. Of course we wanted it to be “special” but the pandemic as so curtailed & limited our choices. Additionally, we were having a snow storm we decided it would be a Family celebrating instead.
#1 stop : Grocery Store / Items For Favorite Meal / Cake
#2 stop: Balloons / Party Favors / Items
#3 Stop: Mall For Gift From An Extended Family Member
#4 Stop: Home To Decorate Before Son Who Was At Athletic Practice Returned
# 5 Stop: Gift From His Brother
#6 Stop : Gift From Mom & Dad
#7 Reminder Texts To Family Members To Call Or Text
By the time I got home I was exhilarated but exhausted.
Shortened Version: He had an enjoyable time as he was celebrated at this milestone & expressed much gratitude.
What’s the moral in the story?
Express gratitude for whatever others do for you because you don’t know the steps & the hoops that they go thru to give you a gift, bring you lunch, make a call or bless you, whether big or small, celebrate them.