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The Eclectic Pen - Stages

By: JOYCE W. (luvthemgoats)   + 6 more  
Date Submitted: 12/4/2008
Last Updated: 12/4/2008
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs » General
Words: 323

  I remember well the day I found out that I was to be a Mom. The joy, the wonder of the new life with in me. Then the horror that this poor child was to have me as a Mom, this woman who knew nothing of the work, worry, fustration, love and sacrifice for a boy so small, yet little did I know that he was to become my world.
The little blue eyed bundle of love came to me almost 19 years ago and turned my life around. For the first 8 or 9 years I was his favorite person on this earth, the one who could heal boo boos with a kiss, and make cookies with love.
Then from 8 to about 12 or 13 maybe 14 he liked me ok but didnt think I knew to much about the real world {which he is sure he knows all about}. The boo boo healing kisses didnt do thier magic anymore and cookies are made of flour and such things.
Now from that 12,13,or 14 till now at 18 and a 1/2, he knows I know nothing of being young and the feelings and peer pressures and all that stuff kids go thru today. My views are out dated and old fashioned, my morals are stupid and not cool {do they still say that?].
Is this the same little boy who would wrap his little arms around my neck and make my day complete? Who with one little "I love you Mommy" make my heart melt and my life have purpose. Maybe he is still in there somewhere, somtimes I think I catch a glimpse of him when he thinks I am not looking.
My biggest wish as of today is to see the day when his child my grand child wraps thier little arms around my neck and then to watch as he or she goes thru the stages above for my son.;

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Lena S. (SquirrelNutkin) - 12/5/2008 6:53 AM ET
Being a Mom is such a beautiful adventure. I can tell you from my own experience that they do turn around as they get older and you have a closeness that's a new gift to share. Nice work Mom.
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