Momma growing pains.

by Beth Anne on January 29, 2013

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Dear Harrison,

On Saturday morning, I took you out on the sidewalk for the first time with your new scooter & you took off like a shot, so brave & indepedent.

Later that night, after bedtime story & prayers, I stayed by your little bed & asked if you wanted me to sing.  You whispered “yes” & I ran my fingers over your cheek & left ear while I sang Baby Mine. You tell me that’s our song & I nod with a lump in my throat that yes, it is our song.  You smiled sleepily & I told you to close your eyes & for long moments while you slept, I sat & watched you.

Some days I still can’t believe you’re mine.

This morning while I drove with coffee in hand, you held onto Hank the Giraffe & asked to hold hands. I reached behind me to your seat & your little hand found mine for the next four miles.

You’re still my baby & I love you, I love you, I love you.

Love,
Momma

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{ 16 comments… read them below or add one }

AllisonO of O My Family January 29, 2013 at 4:55 pm

Tears tears tears. Yes. Babies.

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Eliz January 29, 2013 at 5:17 pm

You got me at the hand holding and I teared up. I love it when my little guy does that!

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Amy January 29, 2013 at 5:18 pm

Beautiful. Wonderful. Precious boy! Charlotte has started asking to hold my hand in the car on the way home. I only let go if it’s going to endanger our lives.

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alicia January 29, 2013 at 5:36 pm

Love this a million times over!

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KeAnne January 29, 2013 at 5:36 pm

So very sweet!

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Jessica January 29, 2013 at 5:44 pm

Cue the tears!
Good tears, but tears none the less.

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Secret_Sloper January 29, 2013 at 9:48 pm

Aww, my little bub and I share that song, too, though he can’t ask me to sing it yet. And wow, Harrison looks just like your husband now!

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Ali @thecoffeeqwwn January 30, 2013 at 3:28 am

Tears. That picture and that beautiful face made me tear up. They will always be our babies no matter how old they get!

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Abigail January 30, 2013 at 4:28 am

Oh the hand holding in the car? So precious!

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Kami January 30, 2013 at 11:04 am

Little boys are the sweetest thing EVER!

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Sarah January 30, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Before I read this, I was going to comment that I love his helmet. Then I read and oh my Lord, he’s just a doll. Y’all are doing something right with that boy!! :o)

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Delia January 30, 2013 at 2:00 pm

They grow so fast, right? But they’ll always be babies.

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Arnebya January 30, 2013 at 4:04 pm

So I just need to be sweet and cute and make you warm inside so that you’ll sing to me? It is so on. And there’s gonna be fondling.

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Ashley Gurski January 30, 2013 at 8:05 pm

reeeeeeeeally should’nt have read this 4 days before my aunt flow is due to arrive. hormone city + puddle of tears

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Salena January 30, 2013 at 8:44 pm

Oh my gosh major tears! Carson and Harry are almost the same age and its just amazing sometimes how they can still be our babies….But are also SO grown up.

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Courtney @ Type B Mom Stays at Home January 30, 2013 at 9:54 pm

I unexpectedly did some kind of quick audible sob thing when I read this. So sweet…It also sounds like you’re raising a fine fella, there.

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