To my children

Monday, April 13, 2009


I remember the first time I felt a kick,
I remember the first time I held you in my hand,
I remember the first time you smiled and said ,”mama”,
I remember the first time I had to wave “good-bye”.


Years have passed and you are growing fast,
You have new interests that don’t revolve around me,
But it still warms my heart every time you say, “I love you”.

I look forward to your hugs and kisses,
Your quick text telling me how you are doing,
Your short post-it notes informing me where you’re heading,
You voice that echoes in my heart.

I know you’re on the path to your new life…

I’m not asking to be a sun or a planet in your solar system;
I just wanted to be a moon that casts an eclipse upon your world
so that at that moment you’ll be amazed at what I have to show you.

I know that you know that I’ll always be here for you.



Copyright © 2009 GottaLoveMom CJ Solutions, Inc

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14 Comments

  1. Ok so this TOTALLY made me cry...that an incredible gift you just gave to your children...they are ALL gorgeous by the way....thank you for warming my heart

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  2. Oh thank you. I have so much to say but I know you know what's in my heart. I'm glad you stopped by.

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  3. Oh my gosh, that was so incredibly special. I can tell I will love reading everything you write. I'm inspired to write from reading one post, so thank you! Now I'm off to check out your other blogs.

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  4. Hey Suzanne. Glad you stopped by and shared your thoughts. The other blogs are just a work in progress..

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  5. Thank you for the comment. This post was beautiful. Thank you for sharing it.

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  6. This post was so beautifully written and expressed. Your kids are so blessed to have such a loving mom!!

    I'm following you through the Follow Me Club!

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  7. Your children are beautiful. Not many mothers tell these sort of things to their children.

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  8. Very moving post!!

    I am here through the Follow Me Club, and I am a new follower:)

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  9. I'm all misty-eyed reading this.

    This is such a beautiful tribute. So beautifully written.

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  10. Thanks everyone for taking time to stop by and sharing your thoughts.
    See you guys around!
    Remember to give your kiddies a big tight hug today...

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  11. Honey,
    Our kids are so beautiful.
    I can't wait to see them.
    Please make a copy of this picture for me.
    Love you, Mom

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  12. What a wonderfully touching letter to your children. :)

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  13. That is so beautiful... your children are so lucky to have you!

    I'm your newest follower from the MBC, looking forward to reading more :)

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