life stages

‘I don’t remember the last time I held you. There was no parade, no photo to commemorate it. Just one day I held you, and it was the last time.’: Mom urges ‘soak each moment in’

“Tonight, you asked to lay on top of my stomach like when you were a baby. I of course said yes. But we fumbled around for too long, both trying to get comfortable, until we realized it just wasn’t going to happen. One day I held you, and it seemed there was no end in sight for this pure bliss. Then, one day, it was the last time.”

Please Forgive Me If I Hold On A Little Too Tight — The Moments That Seemed To Last Forever Were Just A Blink

“I look at you and see the sweet baby I first held in my arms on the day I became a mom. I see you heading off to kindergarten in pigtails, ready to take on the world. I see you riding down the street on your first two-wheeled bike…your smile lit up with your first taste of freedom. All these years went by in a blink, just like every person said they would.”

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