We’ve talked about bats, cats, dogs, hogs, coffee, coffee, coffee, breakfast, lunch, dinner, sleep, mythology, sports, sports, and more sports, numbers (for some reason the number 22 is very popular), puppies, and puppies, and puppies.
We’ve talked about etiquette, silverware, glasses, dishes, 7 kinds of bowls, wombat poop, travels (none to see wombat poop), cars, technology, trivia, social media, bad hair days, rules for coming home, elephants, water, diet coke, and puppies, puppies, puppies.
We’ve talked about shoes, shopping, not shopping, snow and other unlovely weather events, exams, cooking, snacks, the Olympics, holidays, Dr. Seuss, chocolate, gardening, punctuation marks, appliances, birthdays, and puppies, puppies, puppies.
And a whole lot more that you can go back and re-read if you’re interested.
We’ve learned things, we’ve laughed at things, and (occasionally) made things up (what? Me? Never.).
Most importantly, we’ve stayed connected.
It’s a weird thing, raising children. We walk a fine line between wanting to let go and wanting to hold tight. Between knowing we shouldn’t know everything and wanting to know Every Single Detail. Between pushing you out of the nest to fly on your own and wanting to hold tight and never let you go.
It’s not easy being a Mom, but you’ve done a lot to make it easy for me to be your Mom. You are an incredible, amazing human. It’s pretty much impossible to get all the love and pride into words.
Speaking of words, it’s time for these words to come to an end. Today is the last day of DearKidLoveMom posts. It’s been a wonderful journey; I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have.
I love you, kiddo. And I can’t wait to share the next chapter with you.