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To my children

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


  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

  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.

  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.

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

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

  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!

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

  8. Very moving post!!

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

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

    This is such a beautiful tribute. So beautifully written.

  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...

  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

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

  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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