I’ll remember this when he’s a surly teenager

The other evening, as I moved around the kitchen, Matthew was my little shadow.  Everywhere I went, he went.  “I’m following you,” he told me happily.

“Yes, you are following me,” I said.  “Why are you following me?”

“Because I want to be by your side.”

Click went the tape recorder of my memory.  Some things are too important to forget.


4 responses to “I’ll remember this when he’s a surly teenager

  1. AWWWWWWWWWWW!! I can relate. My 4 year old always, and I mean always wants to be with me. (Hard to go to the potty!!!LOL)

  2. I completely agree with you — as the mother of 4, I look at my liitle boys, and think that there will come a time when they refuse to kiss me any more. So sad, but gives me a better perspective on having multiple tiny shadows.

  3. No such thing as personal space, is there, Elizabeth? I feel your pain!

    Dianna, amen to that. I’m not sure how I’ll weather the independence of those future years, except by remembering these exhausting but totally adorable moments.

  4. Remember to thank Matthew’s Pre-School Teacher. I would bet she or Scott put that little bee in his bonnet.
    Happy Mothers Day