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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

I Love It When...

I love it when Lucas is sitting on my lap for a story or next to me on the couch watching TV and his body goes limp and melts into mine. I love feeling him let his weight go. After a while, the rhythm of our breath is in time with each others.

He's a toddler on the go, so these are fleeting moments that don't last very long, but we are learning how to relax together.

I love when Lucas runs up to me with a big sparkling smile, arms open wide and gives me a hug. He is starting to be very affectionate, especially when he's done something naughty. It must be his way of apologizing?

He's a toddler but somehow already understands the power of touch and importance of affection.

I love overhearing Lucas try to sing along with me, the radio or television. He doesn't yet know the words to any songs, but he tries his best and often gets the inflection spot on.

He's a toddler and is already experimenting with his voice and musical abilities.

I love it when Lucas is playing with his "choo choos", cars or stuffed animals and makes sweet sounds, dances as goes along and creates pathways that not only go all over the house, but up and down my arms and legs too.

He's a toddler but is using his imagination to expand his world.

He's a toddler and he is growing up right before my eyes.

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5 Comments:

Blogger Gigi said...

Lucas is at such a great age right now. Enjoy!!!

and Merry Christmas...I wish you the most wonderful of holidays and hope that you and I get to meet in person again soon :)

December 21, 2010 at 6:48 AM  
Blogger Natalie said...

I love those things too...but my favorite is the melting one. That is the best feeling in the entire world!

December 21, 2010 at 7:46 AM  
Blogger Liz said...

I love when Maddie tries to sing along or say the book's words, too. It's so sweet and it's like music to my ears given her speech issues.

December 21, 2010 at 8:41 AM  
Blogger Leah said...

He totally knows how important affection is! I love that! We are kissin' buddies! : )

December 23, 2010 at 7:27 AM  
Blogger Sherri said...

So cute when they start doing these grown-up kinds of things like singing. What an awesome age he's at right now!

December 23, 2010 at 5:52 PM  

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