One of the most endearing things about having children or grandchildren is their constant capacity to surprise.
By their very nature, kids are unpredictable. Sometimes in ways that make us, as adults, tear our hair out, sure, but in other instances they have the ability to melt our hearts with their innocence.
Such was the case for grandmother Jackie Oelfke when she caught her five-year-old granddaughter Sunshine emptying out her piggy bank.
She asked the young girl what she could possibly be aiming to buy, only for Sunshine’s response to leave her in tears …
When Jackie Oelfke came upon her granddaughter emptying out her piggy bank, she assumed the five-year-old had to have some big, ambitious gift in mind.
Yet when she asked little Sunshine what she was doing, she was left struggling to conceal the tears running down her face.
Jackie told TODAY Parenting just what her granddaughter was aiming to spend all her saved money on.
“She said she was taking it to school for milk. I explained that I had already paid for her milk for the month, then she looked at me and said, ‘My friend’s mom doesn’t have milk money, and I do.’”