Friday, September 6, 2013

One Grain of Sand

With Mia and Lauren at school all day, Landon is soaking up some extra-special one-on-one with moi. This basically means that he's crawling up my legs while I pretend to be a good housekeeper.
 
It also means that I leave the laundry to multiply more often than not. Because I don't know how I'm supposed to see this:
 

...and not feel an urgent, pressing need to be a part of that moment. And invite my camera along as a distinguished guest.

 
My baby, slathering kisses on his baby, and rolling around like a puppy in a field of clover, tongue lolling, feet kicking...
 
 
is far too precious to ignore. And if we have to be without our big girls for 7 long hours each day...

 
it only makes sense that we should console each other with roughly 5 hours of some serious, heart melting, belly rumbling, hug sneaking (nap inducing) playfulness.
 
 
In the meantime, if he continues to question the absence of those sweet and sassy sisters a dozen times per day, I think you'll understand why it's become so necessary that I shower him with adoration.

Because it will only be one grain of sand falling down the hourglass before he's off to school himself. I don't dare blink.

There's far too much to see.

6 comments:

  1. Forget laundry altogether, is what I say. Down with laundry and up with playtime!

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  2. It has been quite some time since I dropped by your blog. I am amazed at how big Mr. Landon has become. He is quite the handsome boy. Soak up every moment while you can...because they are far too fleeting.

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  3. Oh, sweet, adorable Landon! While it's three I still have at home, I'm nonetheless nostalgic... snuggling these littles tight knowing so well in my heart that you are right: I'll be sending them off in what seems like a moment.

    Missed reading here, my friend!

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  4. I use to read your blog all of the time, then I had a baby boy who has taken all my free time and attention. Your children have grown so much since I last stopped by! Adorable as always :) Glad all is well in the Heavenly Household!

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  5. I stopped by after reading your article in the Globe. Beautiful kids. You live in a wonderful place (which I say as a native of your town, and I miss it there alot). God bless.

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  6. Great pictures! I'm Heather and I was hoping you could answer a question about your blog! My email is Lifesabanquet1(at)gmail(dot)com :-)

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Hmm...And how did that make you FEEL?