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Friday, April 4, 2008

These Are Days...I'll Remember.

It is easy to get caught up in the lists of things to do, the places to go and the people to see. But sometimes what's even more important is just letting life be and spending an entire (nap-less) afternoon outside. Because in the end, I doubt we'll remember that we skipped naptime and that the laundry didn't get put away today. Or the dishes and the dusty blinds that needed cleaning. Instead I hope that this is what we remember.

This is his most favorite thing to do right now. Push this car up and down the street, in and out of driveways, on and off the grass. Laughing and calling out; 'Okay Mama'.
Seeing him giggle in joy makes my heart feel full.
And afterwards, he crashes. Because remember he had no nap.
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"These are days you'll remember.
Never before and never since, I promise, will the whole world be warm as this.
And as you feel it, you'll know its true that you are blessed and lucky.
It's true that you are touched by something that will grow and bloom in you."

-song excerpt from These Are Days/10,000 Maniacs

5 Comments:

Blogger Kim said...

Making memories is one of our most important jobs as parents.

April 4, 2008 at 7:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

All that fresh air got to him,
Nice to see the snow is gone, you can enjoy the outside.
Preious Memories.

Love You
Auntie Laurie

April 5, 2008 at 8:59 AM  
Blogger charish said...

We will always have stuff that needs to get done and we just have to put that on hold and build those memories for us all.
Sarah

April 5, 2008 at 5:28 PM  
Blogger Megasue said...

i love this boy so much. thanks for sharing him with us. amazing how much joy one little body can produce.

April 5, 2008 at 7:24 PM  
Blogger ABCDH said...

Ironically, I just saw your blog for the first time the other day as well. Very inspirational and cute!

April 6, 2008 at 11:28 AM  

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