Tuesday, July 17, 2007
What came first...The Chicken or the Egg?
Well, in our house, it was the chicken-rotisserie to be exact. Then, today, Maddie ate scrambled egg. She LOVED it and was irritated that after she swallowed, it took me too long to put more in her plate! She's crazy, but I love her. Last night scared me a little. Gabe and I were watching TV in bed and it was around 10pm. All of the sudden, Maddie was screaming. It freaked me out. I went to her and she still seemed out of it, so I knew she'd had a bad dream. I was really hoping she wouldn't get that trait that I seem to have; but it looks like she might have. I held her, changed her and offered her food and she went right back down to sleep. I was so sad for her. It made me realize how much I NEVER want anything bad to happen to her. I never want her to be sad, scared, alone, unsure, hurt... the list goes on. But, then I thought, that's part of life. You know? Having bad dreams and waking to find that they aren't real. Or, being alone and learning that that feeling is not scary and actually really peaceful. That's a hard spot for a mom. Wanting to protect, but also wanting them to experience so that they learn things for themselves. I know, I know, she's only 9 months old-but what else am I supposed to think about? We are off to Gymboree. Haven 't been in over 2 weeks because of the trip to Idaho. If you want to participate...the question for today is: As a mom, what do you worry most about in terms of your children (grown or small)?