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Oh sweet child of mine November 21, 2011

Filed under: Parenthood — clappingonthedownbeat @ 10:58 PM

I am so selfish.

As I spend time with my youngest, who is 21 months, I cringe at the thought of how fast time passes.  For the past 2 years I have met all his needs.  He cries for me, he hugs and kisses me, he tells me bye bye when I leave, I kiss his boo boos, play with him, change him and feed him.  I love being needed.  I love being wanted. I don’t want him to grow up.  It is so selfish.

I see how my other two have grown and how their needs have changed.  They go off to school, they have friends, they play individually, they argue and fight. I am just not AS important.

I know I will have to let go of him, but I just want to keep every moment now for myself.  Too feel his little hand in mine as we play ring- around- the- rosie, the warmth of him sitting in my lap as we read, still being able to carry him places, tickling his feet, and his wet slobbery kisses are all  pure joy.

    

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One Response to “Oh sweet child of mine”

  1. Nancy Says:

    What a cutie! I can’t believe he’s 21 months!


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