Saturday, February 6, 2010
This morning, the Butterbean woke up a little bit too early for my tastes on a Saturday. So I put him into bed with me to snuggle for a little bit. (and also give me a chance to get out of my sleep coma) We snuggled for a little while. He wiggled around, buried his face into my arm, and closed his eyes. It was wonderful. We layed there for a while just sharing each others company. I began to close my eyes and drift off to sleep. . . . WHAM! I was abruptly woken up by the Butterbean slapping my face, saying "mimi, mima, MIMA" (he calls me anything but Mama) I asked him why he hit mama, as it wasn't a nice thing to do. He proceeded to gibber jabber in baby language then proceed to recite his animal sounds followed by pointing to my "eyes, nose, mouth" and saying each. As he layed there next to me jabbering away, I thought to myself, I'm going to miss these days. One day, he won't be content cuddling next to mommy. He'll want to get up right away, or sleep in till noon. And goodness, has time flown by already. There is such beauty to be seen in childhood. The Lord sure has blessed my life by letting me be this little boy's mommy. And I don't want to miss a single second of my little babe's childhood. For these are precious moments that are gone far too soon.