Small kids. Big dreams. PDF Print E-mail
Written by OHmommy   
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 00:00

As the eldest child of immigrants I grew up watching my parents struggle in America.

 

Too poor to afford many luxuries, my father would purposely speed past Chicago's amusement park (Six Flags Great America) claiming that the corn fields around us were all part of "Great America". "Great America is everywhere!" was his ongoing motto. My siblings and I would fall down in our car seats, after passing happy families on the highway exiting to the theme park, and accepted the fact that we were to spend the weekend swinging on a tire swing over the Mississippi river. We created our own theme park. That was Great America, for us.

 

And. It was awesome.

 

Jayideas

Jay planning his theme park business.

 

Nothing warms my heart more than seeing an ambitious tiny person. Like my Jay. The video below is a tear-jerking, must-watch, STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING AND WATCH kinda of video. Trust me, it will make your day. Cheers to small kids with big dreams!

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 07:36
 

Comments  

 
# shredderfeeder 2012-04-10 23:58
My dad always told me there were only two rules to success:

1. Dream big.

2. Find something you love to do, and then find someone who will pay you to do it.
 
 
# shredderfeeder 2012-04-11 00:05
And the video is *SO* cute. ;-)
 
 
# sherly 2012-04-11 02:29
this was really special, that boy is really special like your JAY. hoping many people picks the great lessons from this boy....Dream Big and Just Keep Going :)
 
 
# amy 2012-04-11 04:55
Thank you. This reminds me to still dream big, it's a good reminder that ALL of us have big dreams. The youg of our children and the old, us.
 
 
# JR Reed 2012-04-11 10:22
Right on!
 
 
# Laurie 2012-04-11 13:30
Cutest thing EVER!! ALMOST makes me want to go to East L.A. Almost! :) Thanks for sharing! :)
 
 
# kelly 2012-04-11 13:31
Caine is so adorable and inspiring! That is awesome! I bet Jay loved this video!
 
 
# Galit Breen 2012-04-11 21:40
Amen to small kids and dreams.

That is all.

Just a big old amen.
 
 
# Marta 2012-04-12 17:28
Great video. Sometimes I forget that its not over for me to make my own dreams come true.
 
 
# Mari@ SittingAround 2012-04-12 21:02
I was teary eyed after watching the video. But it really made me smile. I was touched by his perseverance in such a young age. I'm sure he will do good in business someday.
 
 
# vanessa 2012-04-13 07:34
hey what happened to the sahm gets dissed post?!
 

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Happily married mother to 3 Cleveland natives: Jay the son, Lola the daughter, and Fifi the banshee.

Now in Chicago, IL.

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