Can You Spell FUN? (without mom!)

Posted by Kim on Monday Jan 17, 2011 Under Uncategorized

Wow! You had the most fun ever today and you didn’t even need me. I’m so used to be right there with you. Helping you along. Joining in. Not today. You were on your own and you wouldn’t have it any other way!

You climbed and slid. You ran from toy to toy and laughed and squealed…and all without me. While I was so happy for you and I could have enjoyed sitting and talking to my friends; I was sad. I was watching you totally entertain yourself and have wild fun with no help whatsoever from me. I wanted to interrupt your play and get in on the fun, but I knew you were in your own world. Your own thoughts and ideas. You need that. You don’t always need me holding your hand…although I want to. It’s hard letting go. It’s hard knowing that you need your own space, but it’s good for you. I celebrate and support your independence.

There was a moment when you were in an inflatable and you reached your little hand out to me. I thought you wanted your sippy cup, but you wanted me. You pulled me in. We ran and we bounced. I chased you and we laughed. We fell down together and I squeezed you tight. One really good squeeze. I tickled you and you giggled. Maybe you do still want me around, but I’ll be sure to not hold on so tight.

5 Responses to “Can You Spell FUN? (without mom!)”

  1. grandma Says:

    every time i see a new TRU blog it is just more sweet and precious, he is such a darling little boy. I LOVE YOU TRU……

  2. Tricia Says:

    Wow…I can’t beleive how big Tru is getting these days! He is soooo cute and I can’t wait to get my hands on him and give him a great big hug! We love all of you and hope to see you soon.

  3. Beckie Says:

    he is so cute. look like he was really getting into toy story. love ya all!!!

  4. Nickie Says:

    We had do much fun that day! They all look so cute in that house. While reading your blog, it’s nice to know someone else has a hard time letting go….how fast they seem to grow! Sometimes I wish I could just push pause and make time slow down a little!

  5. yaremigarcia Says:

    i love how tru can spell fun with out you ! my dad said that if you ever took tru to the state park ? ;D

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