Tuesday, 28 March 2006

My Grandaughter

The above picture came to me one Christmas, a few years ago ,and needless to say is among my treasures ,As you probably know I have eight Grandsons ,and one Grandaughter ,She has three older brothers ,and five boy cousins ,so when she arrived it was a  fantastic surprise ,And when it came to naming her Sharon ,my daughter said she is to be named for her Daddys Grandmother ,how do you feel if her second name is Janet ?WELL ! my reply was~I wont mind if you dont ,but I would be delighted if you do ! 

         

And so we have Charlotte Janet ,and she's lovely ,I love her so much ,but dont get to see her so much since we moved ,she is in her first year of primary School ,though she tells me shes still not sure !After the boys she was something !...very girly ,she learned to flirt with them all from a young age and soon had them wound  round her little finger .Her Aunty Kate calls her Lotte ,and takes her to pop concerts now ,they went to see Blue last year and are booked ,for West life this year ,She loved it when she was leaning how to knit and do french knitting ,she loves shopping ,and coming to stay with Granny ,and having lovely bubble baths and painting her toe nails ,

                   

When she was younger she loved stories told to her ,our favourites were the old Milly Molly Mandy books that her Mum used to read and indeed her Gran before that ! She reads for herself now avidly just like her Mum and Gran .Though she doesnt like ,anything unbelievable ie The Harry Potter books,dont do anything for her ,very much like me in that respect ,I dont particurely like sci fi and the like .

        

She is now turning into a teenager ,so I  expect we can look forward to all the joys that involves ! Yes she is one special young lady ,is our Charlotte Janet .   

                                 

 

                   

21 comments:

elainey2465 said...

Awwww Jan I love little girlies - I have two boys, I grew up with boys!!  My John has two boys - but he does have a lovely daughter Emma who is nearly 18 - so it was nice to meet John and gain a step-daughter although I missed her growing up bit!!  When John's boys are here at the weekend Im surrounded by boys - oh to have a little girl to take out and pamper!!! Laine xxxxx
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lsfp1960 said...

What a cute little girl....Aren't grand daughters fun?  It's like God gives you another daughter, but you don't have to worry about shoes, coats, their school work, etc.  All of the responsibilities are gone, you just get to enjoy them.  I've heard it said however, that kids that are close to their grandparents, actually learn as much or more from them than from their parents.  So I guess we have to set a good example, but we can just have fun with them.  My grand daughter is 13 1/2 now and I still enjoy her presence when she's around.  Linda in Washington state

nedmoh said...

Charlotte Janet certainly is a special girl, I remember when she was born so excited after boys(not that they aren't special too ,cause they are) but to have a baby grandaughter ,you went straight into town to buy her the most beautiful frilly dress.Her poem about you is so lovely:a granny princess who smells so fresh, and funny with it too.What more could you ask for,bless her.....Love Jeanxx

msecz said...

What a treasure! she sounds like such a sweet little girl. I have 2 Grandaughters ... One is in college now and the other in second grade... they are both a joy to my life too, Sandra

madcobug said...

She sounds and looks like a lovely young lady. The poem is so cute. Helen

dklars said...

That is too cute!  She sounds like a gem!
~~Kath~~

yakima127 said...

She's a beautiful little girl...Jae

oddb0dkins said...

Lovely poem, but I wonder just how 'funny' Miss Watson might be, lol.  B. x

jlocorriere05 said...

She sounds like a little angel!! Nice for you to have a grand daughter amidst all the boys. Jeannette.  

wobblymoo said...

I'm sure she'll hate me for saying this - but Charlotte is adorable

ally123130585918 said...

Jan I love Charlotte's letter about her Granny ~ I can understand that being one of your treasures ~ and the pictures of her are lovely ~ yes she is certainly one very special young lady ~ Ally

labdancer51 said...

Hi Jan,  Charlotte is obviously the apple of your eye.  How lovely to have a granddaughter after all those little boys, it must make her all the more special to you.  The poem about you is lovely, no wonder you treasure it. :o)

Sandra xxxxx

kategshepherd said...

Trust me - from her auntie Kate - Lottie can be just like one of the boys. She is rotten at times, i don't know who she takes after. Ha ha he he

irisclyde said...

Ah, you sound like a very proud granny! You must have done a lot of knitting with all that lot!
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jules19642001 said...

Charlotte sounds absolutely lovely.............Jules xx
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faircolleen said...

Awww,shes gorgeous is Charlotte Janet. . .all them boys to look after her too so shes lucky as well.You are truly blessed to have a grandaughter too.How can you not be touched reading what she thinks of you. . .bless her.

plieck30 said...

Aww how great to have a granddaughter after all those wonderful grandsons. Bet you and she have some good times together. Paula

jmoqueen said...

Sounds like you have a wonderful granddaughter and I love the scan :-)

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icklemisssexpot said...

Awwwwwww you must spoil her rotten being the only granddaughter <ggg>  Kerry is only granddaughter on her fathers side and i know she can twist them round her finger if she wants to LOL   Caff xxx

wrigleyrachey said...

What a treasure you have in your grandaughter.You have a talented young lady there,I am sure we will hear more of her. Fabulous entry.
Rach.xx

debbiewebb4465 said...

Ah Jan Charlotte sounds lovely ~ and I remember Milly Molly Mandy books :-) Lovely that you've kept the treasures ~ I know my nan did and that it meant a lot to me.
hugs, take care ~x Debbie x~

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