Tag Archives: Protective parents

Stop and Listen

I AM that Mom

Is Love Enough?

Love of a child“Mommy? I wanna stay home with you and Daddy, because I love you both so much Mommy. And also it hurts my heart when I’m not with you.”

With two sweet arms wrapped around my neck, how could I EVER let go. And more to the point, how am I supposed to just say, “Too bad kid. You’re going to school no matter how much it breaks your heart.”

But I am getting ahead of myself. Let me back up and start at the beginning. Paint you a proper picture, and then if you would be so kind as to give me some parental guidance…. Continue reading I AM that Mom

Snuggles makes it all better

Protective bubbles

My little boy is sick right now – he has this red rash on his little legs and arms and has had a low-grade fever for the past 24 hrs. Its’ just heartbreaking to see him feeling so miserable. As a mother – you wish you make him feel better – yesterday night while I was changing his diaper – and he’s moaning in discomfort Wado leans over him and in soothing tones says, “Da-Da’s boy… If Da-Da could, he would be sick instead of you.” Isn’t that a parent’s heart cry? To bear the sickness, the pain, the sorrow and spare our child? Continue reading Protective bubbles