Monday, March 08, 2010

Perfect Moments Monday

Moment #1: I am in a hurry, its Monday morning. I jump into the shower. And she is there, looking in. I help her get her pjs off, diaper off. And I hold her, our nakedness warm and perfect and reminding me not only of those first days in the hospital with her; but of those times I used to take her brother into the shower with me and call him my little fish. (I have soap left in my hair and I am running even more late--I don't care)

Moment #2: Yesterday. We are at the zoo and he runs ahead of us, so excited to go see the wolves. At the habitat, the zoo created a recreation of a little cave and den with a model of a mother wolf with her cubs. He excitedly shows her how to climb through the cave. She shys away from the wolf and her cubs. And he shows her and holds her hand and helps her understand that they are "just doggies". He is the big brother, showing her new experiences, and protecting her.

More Perfect Moments Here.


Lavender Luz said...

These are both moments of love and perfection. Thank you, Delenn.

Kristin said...

Oh wow. Moments like that make it all worth it Delenn.

serenity said...

These moments gave me a lump in my throat. Thank you for sharing.


Cibele said...

Perfect indeed. Michael is suc a great big brother