Friday, December 3, 2010

{fullness in my heart}

I'm having a moment.
I wonder if my girls will ever know that sometimes after I drop them off at school or at the bus stop I wait there for a couple of minutes and marvel in my love for them as I watch them on the playground or driving off on the bus.

Who knows maybe they will read what I wrote someday and will totally understand why I do what I do because they will be doing the same things..but hopefully better.

I love that fullness in the heart kind of feeling...
and when I don't have to work hard to have those feelings..
because lets face it, sometimes those sort of feelings take work..
A LOT of work...if you know what I mean.

P.S. - I almost forgot to mention that when I was brushing Maile's "ratsies" out before school she turned and looked at me and declared in all of her huffy puffy glory, "My hair is not a fan of all of this brushing". To that I say good thing there is not such thing as Hairbook (or was that Facebook) so that she didn't feel the pressure to become a fan or something.


The Wizzle said...

Yes, I know exactly what you mean.

Unknown said...

I too know exacty what you mean! There is something about seeing them walk away with their cute little backpack on. Time goes too fast!

Elsie said...

love that feeling. I was just staring at one of Wyatt's little photos yesterday in awe of my love for him! Have a great weekend....Julie

annie7 said...

Love this! As a mother of two brilliant, gorgeous adult children I totally get it! When my now 29 year old son went to kindergarten for the first time, I came home, sat on the porch swing and wrote a poem about letting go.

~M~ said...

So sweet!

Alcira Molina-Ali said...

So lovely -- children elicit such complex, overpowering feelings.

Unknown said...

Your mornings sound so similar to ours in many many ways!:)

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Laura said...

Love this post!
Mothers loving their kids so much it hurts - I don't ever want that hurt to go away. :-)