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Sunday, February 27, 2011

This weekend my little cousins stayed over our house, and this morning I was sitting on the couch with my 18 month old baby cousin watching Barney. I sat her on my lap to keep her from climbing over the back of the couch (she would try), and a short while later, she held my hand and cuddled into me all sweet and calm. Every once in a while, she would look back up at me, smile, and look back at the TV. I would sing along to the Barney songs, and she would look at me and giggle.

Still, every once in a while, she would check to make sure my mom was still around. If she couldn't see my mom, she would yell at me to put her down, run down the hall, and call my mom's name. When my mom came back in sight, she would jump back up on my lap and be content to watch the show.

After spending the weekend with her, I know how hard it is to balance your attention between a toddler and everything else you have to do. I also know that one day I want to hear tiny little feet running down the hall, a squeaky little voice calling for mommy, and the call to be for me.

Love,
Juliana

4 comments:

  1. Very Cute Blog
    like your style of writing

    Sam
    frillsandthrills.blogspot.com

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  2. I've said it before and I'll say it again. YOU ARE GOING TO BE SUCH AN AMAZING MOTHER.

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  3. You're very lucky that you get along so well with little kids and the elderly. They are the people that need someone cheerful in their lives the most.

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