One thing I forgot to share in my last post about our Export Award was a little card that we received from our kids:
This card brought tears to my eyes...
see, this whole Darkroom Door thing is as much about our family life as
it is for our professional satisfaction. We built Darkroom Door on the
premise that we can have a flexible work life that enables us to be
there for our kids (outside of school hours), work close to home while
doing something that we both love. Our kids have been a big part of this
Zoe was SO excited about these awards. She loved watching us
dress up, she helped me with my shoes, necklace and dress. While we were
getting ready she said "I can't wait to see the trophy!". I reminded
her that we may not receive the trophy, as there are lots of great
businesses in the awards. She quickly replied "But it would be so good
if you did".
And so when she saw the trophy the next morning, she was chuffed! A little while later, she gave us this card. She is only 6. She's just learned how to write this year and all of her thoughts and feelings have been spilling out ever since.
I have to say, I'm just as excited about receiving this card as I am about winning the trophy :)