Growing up

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A few months ago I made a deal with baby boy that he would stop growing and stay a little baby forever. He has broken that deal! He is growing and developing every day and although I marvel in his accomplishments I can’t help but feel sad that he is no longer a little baby.

At almost 7 months he is becoming more independent than I ever dreamed he would be at this age. He no longer needs me to rock him to sleep, he likes to feed himself and, to my absolute horror, he squirmed out of a cuddle today! I almost cried! Where has the time gone? I knew that he would grow up one day but it is all happening too quickly.

I fear that I am not making the most of this time! I worry that I am wasting each day worrying about trivial matters and not paying close attention to the little things that baby boy is doing. I wish I could turn back time and spend every second marvelling at my baby boy, holding him and not letting him go. I can’t of course and so I must make do with making sure that I make the most of our time to come!

Do you feel that you are making the most of your children being young?

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4 thoughts on “Growing up

  1. My baby boy is now crawling….. I feel like yesterday I was just holding him with one hand and all he could do was lay. They grow up so fast

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  2. I totally agree! Although I can’t believe I feel that way when she’s only 6 months. I see people with newborns & feel like I should warn them! X

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    • We should all be warned! That first day we should be sat down and told how quickly it goes! Baby boy is almost 7 months and it just doesn’t seem a week since he was born.

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