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Let’s Go Back



I am so glad that I have a little bit of time to do this week’s Behind the Blogger writing prompt. It is “Let’s Go Back” and honestly, I am immediately transported to the moments when my daughters were babies. I know they are still “babies” – they are *almost* 3 and 4 years old. But I remember when I could pick them up and cuddle them and they wouldn’t push away. Yes, my 4 year old already does that. Not all the time, but often enough that it makes me sad. She doesn’t need help picking out her clothes or getting dressed anymore – and she goes to school every day. I would give anything to go back to the moments when I would hold her, nursing her, and just stare into her adorable little eyes and she would twirl my hair or clothes with her fingers as I fed her. That goes for both of them. My 3 year old still cuddles sometimes, but she pushes away quite a bit as well.


There is nothing like nursing a baby and knowing that you are giving them what they need to survive. So crazy that your body can do that – it is a miracle. It really is. For those of you that experienced it, I am sure you can agree with me. I will be having no more babies and that makes me a tad sad. Knowing I will never again nurse a little one hurts my heart, just a little bit. I know I have many, many, many, great years ahead with my girls – but every now and then, I look at them, and think let’s go back to when you were tiny and I could cuddle you in my arms for hours.

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Jovan B.

Wednesday 2nd of December 2015

Totally cute! Sorry you're missing those times with them! Sounds like those were precious moments. I've haven't had any babies (yet?) so I like to live through other people like yourself and smile reading about those experiences.

Amanda G

Wednesday 2nd of December 2015

I feel the same way about my two kiddos. I have a 9 and 3 year old and since we don't plan on having anymore I get sad when I think about what it was like when they were both babies. I often miss all those times when their little fingers would grip mine while I was feeding them or while they were sleeping. It definitely reminds you to never take anything they do, even the smallest things, for granted because they grow up much too fast.