A mother’s day

10 May

‘Mum can you go in your study while our friends are here?’

‘Sure.’ I put lightness in my voice, because…well, because of course. He’s nearly eight years old.

Child runs away, but after a few steps stops.

Turns.

Speaks.

‘But maybe don’t close the door.’

Child turns and runs again, joins brother in never-ending soccer game.

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5 Responses to “A mother’s day”

  1. emily May 10, 2010 at 8:43 am #

    Wonderful experience for you. These are treasured moments in life.
    P.S. I think I’d cry too if I saw a gold leaf car of any description.
    Juxtapose the above two sentences and see where the real value lies.

  2. Mindy May 10, 2010 at 9:32 am #

    It’s so hard when they start to grow up, and yours have a head start on mine. I think you handled it really well.

  3. Kath Lockett May 11, 2010 at 3:37 am #

    Your heart gets squished and squeezed all the time.

  4. Deborah May 11, 2010 at 1:06 pm #

    I have a smile in my heart after reading that post.

  5. blue milk May 13, 2010 at 4:24 pm #

    That is lovely.

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