Lubba You Too

“Lubba you too.”

There are few things in life more precious than your sweet toddler leaning over to kiss your fake-sleeping face and patting your cheek before she turns, places her baby face on her “tar” pillow, and drifts off to sleep.

Your heart is full.

You know for a brief moment in her life, you are her WHOLE world…her everything. While that fact can be completely overwhelming at times, it is also completely humbling to experience the unconditional love of a child…

a love that thinks you are absolutely PERFECT, just as you are.

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Sometimes it’s hard

Sometimes it’s hard…

Like when they are screaming, “mommy”

“Mommy, please.”

“Mommy, do you hear me?”

“Mommy, do you see me?”

“Mommy, are you there?”

“Mommy, have you left?”

“Mommy, please hold me.”

“Mommy, I need you.”

“Mommy, PLEASE!!”

And you just can’t. You really CAN’T. A mommy’s heart just breaks as she reaches to touch. Mommy voices her comfort, and it just…

It just doesn’t help.

She wants to feel her little self in your arms and know her world is still spinning.

It took us about 6.5 hours (should be 4.5-5). We totalled 6 stops, but we made it. She is at her Nahnah’s house for the first time. She met her greatgrandmother, and tomorrow she will meet her cousins.

For now, everything is as it should be. Her belly is full, and she is safe and snuggled in her mommy’s arms.

For now, the world is PERFECT. ❤