Monday, November 8, 2010

"That's why they call it the Present"

Sometimes I get frustrated. At night when I'm lying with my daughter, waiting for her to fall asleep, sometimes I get impatient. I need to go clean up after dinner, or tidy the living room, or check-in on my online class, or shower. It always seems to take much longer for her to fall asleep when I'm waiting impatiently.

And then I have remind myself that these are just moments. If I just relax, I can enjoy her whispering quietly to herself (a skill she does not employ during the day when I try to put her little sister down for naps) - "blowing kisses to daddy.... good night.... whooo, whooo, owl says... " Some of the whispers I don't understand, but after not too long, she quiets down and her breathing gets deeper as she fades into sleep.

Moments to treasure. (Shower can wait.)

3 comments:

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  3. Hey Scody,
    Thanks so much for visiting my blog! I love the posts you've posted. I cloth diaper my little guy, but I am interested in hearing more about co-sleeping and how it works. I can't wait to read more! BTW I'm following you now and I'll be back!
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