We can't understand when we're pregnant, or when our siblings are expecting, how profound it is to have a shared history with a younger generation: blood, genes, humor. It means we were actually here, on Earth, for a time - like the Egyptians with their pyramids, only with children.
Friday, May 31, 2013
And the warm wind blows in that same old sound
And the water below gives a gift to the sky
And the clouds give back every time they cry
And make the grass grow green beneath my toes
And if the sun comes out
I'll paint a picture all about
The colors I've been dreaming of
The hours just don't seem enough
To put it all together
Maybe it's as strange as it seems
I can't even remember the last time I got to do something special with my boy.
And this was really special.
A friend gave us tickets to The Sea Life Park, and me and Carter went on a special date.
We swam with and kissed the only Wolphin in the entire world- and even brought home his new favorite stuffed animal.
My sweet boy even asked to pick out a present for Ellie and brought it home to her.
I hope he always thinks of others even when the day is all about him.
What a good trait in a person.
Let alone a child.
Sunday, May 26, 2013
He lost his first tooth.
Then he went ahead and graduated preschool.
It is official.
He is a kindergartener.
If it is possible, he breaks my heart, and makes it swell with pride all at the same time.
I savored him.
I didn't drop him with the sitter, or to grandmas house.
I read the books, got the snuggles, played pretend, and knew this would all go too fast.
But not this fast.
My house is going to be a little quieter Monday though Friday.
I am so excited for him.
I know he will love school. He is so bright.
But, I am not ready for this stage in my life to be over already.
My arms want another baby to carry around.