14 Phrases That Are Perfect For Lunchbox Notes

Growing up, my mom was the queen of lunchbox notes. She didn’t send them every day, honestly, sometimes there were weeks between notes, but what matters is that she sent them. And when she did, my whole day felt extra special.

Now with kids of my own I make it a point to leave them little notes here and there. For my 4 year old, I draw pictures and hearts, and for my almost 6 year old, I’m becoming a pro at short little phonetic sentences that convey my love.

Lunchbox notes offer that extra sprinkle of happiness. So, why not write up a few and send them in your kiddo’s lunches every now and then?

14 Phrases That Are Perfect For Lunchbox Notes

Sending you a hug!

I think the world of you!

Can’t wait to spend time with you this weekend!

Let’s stay up an extra half hour tonight and watch any show you want together!

I’ve loved you for 2,190 days! (Calculate how many days your child has been alive, 2, 190 = 6 years).

Do you know you’re incredible?

Here’s a coupon for an extra dessert tonight!

You are my sunshine!

You bring so much joy to our family.

I’m a lucky mom because YOU ARE MINE!

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe, mom loves you, don’t you know?

I (draw an eye) love (draw a heart) you (draw a stick figure of your kid)!

Do you know how special you are? SO VERY VERY VERY SPECIAL!

You’re so sweet! That’s why I packed an extra treat 🙂

What are your favorite lunchbox note phrases?

Gretchen hails from the beautiful Pacific Northwest along with her husband and two young children. Before transitioning to life as a stay at home mom, Gretchen worked in sales and marketing while earning her Masters in Management and Organizational Leadership. Now her days are focused on managing meal plans and nap times while organizing her sewing stash and children's toy bins. My oh my, how life changes in the blink of an eye! Gretchen writes frequently about natural parenting, becoming more environmentally conscience, her affinity for thrifted treasures, and hopes of making it out of yoga pants each day on her blog That Mama Gretchen (www.thatmamagretchen.com).


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