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The Last Day of Innocence

Friday was a very important, very sad day for me and my baby... and he didn't even notice it. Poor thing slept right through most of it.

It was the last day he will ever be 'alone' with me. Why? Because Friday was the last day of school and by the time the kids go back to school I will have another munchkin to take care of.

I think he's starting to pick up on all of this though. Maybe because I can't keep up with him the way I used to, but he reacts very strongly to any signs of affection given to me by any other family member.

Even Ralexwin.

The munckin man will glare at them and hit at their bodies and throw himself in their direction and holler "NO!"

This morning he went so far as to squeeze Ralexwin's face as hard as he could (right after I got my good morning kiss) it was a very aggressive little move.

So now we have been talking about "sharing loves." His sister and I sat with him for a good ten minutes and traded kisses between the three of us. He'd get a kiss then I'd get a kiss then she'd get a kiss, and we talked about how kisses were for everyone.

I think he just liked the idea of getting to kiss alot (oh, dear).

Anyway, I nearly cried on Friday... chalk it up to pregnancy I suppose, but it was a sad day in our house.


Staci Kramer said…
I found you on Mommy Diaries and I am a new fan. I read your intro and felt like I was reading about my own long lost soul sister or something. Lets be blog friends!
Sara Crandall said…
and here i am telling my 7 year old to stop kissing his little friend that is a girl (see how I worded that) over the weekend. How kisses are special and that you can only kiss family members on the cheek and hug everyone else.

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