Sunday, August 22, 2010
Who Said My Kids Could Grow????
~Who said they could become so independent that they can make their own sandwiches and snacks?
~Who said they could begin reading?
~Who said they could have their own ideas about how to problem solve and do things?
~Who said they could sprout up to look like big kids?!
This Mommy is not happy that they seem to be needing me less and less but I swell with pride when I look at them and see the neat little people they are. I also realize that there are still plenty of things they do need me for.
~While they are reading some, they can't read their own bedtime stories yet. That is my privilege!
~They still need me to lovingly pack their lunchboxes and to be sure they are eating more than just gummies and cookies.
~They still need me to tuck them into bed at night with lots of hugs and kisses.
~They still need me to kiss their boo-boos and put on the band aids.
~At the end of a long, hard day, they still need my lap to crawl up into and for me to wrap my arms around them and tell them it's all going to be OK.
I hope these are all things I get to do for a long while. I know that as they grow, my name will change from Mommy to Mom and they will do some of these for themselves. The great thing is that they will need me in new ways and that brings me comfort.