A Letter to my Son {6 Months old}

A letter to my son:

Grayson,

As I lay here and watch you sleep on the night of your first half birthday (call me crazy I love holidays and that includes birthdays, so we need more holidays and yes we will celebrate the “halfs” too!) I can’t even began to explain the amount of joy, love and laughter you have brought into my life. Just 6 short months ago you made your grand appearance into this crazy world. I knew from the moment I first heard you cry that my life had changed forever. I still remember your dad saying to me as I layed on the table in the operating room, “We did it.” Tears flushed my eyes at the sound of your cry and ever since that moment I have been ever so thankful for you. (If you wan to read Grayson’s full birth story, click here.)

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I had mentioned today that I remember vividly the day you were born like reading the palm of my hand. I clearly remember every detail and I still think of how special that day was to your dad and I, along with countless others.

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People continuously tell me to cherish every moment and enjoy all the little moments with you because time flys. That is not a joke. I can’t even believe it’s been 6 months. Time slips by so fast when you are having fun I guess. Everyday I look at you and I see the smile you have on your face even on the days I am dog tired and would long for a five hour nap. I realize that nap is nowhere near important than being able to hold, cuddle and love on you.

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I love the way you love kisses and are learning to give kisses back. I smile from ear to ear everytime I stand up and you raise your arms for me to hold you because you know that I would not walk away from you. I love how you still love to nurse yourself to sleep and we can share that moment together. I love your little laugh when I tickle you under your pits and the smile you make ay me when you wake up in the mornings.

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You change so much everyday and I can already tell how smart you will be. I hope you grow up to be as loveable as you are now and keep that loving heart of yours forever.

I pray everyday that I am doing this parenting thing right. I want the best for you and nothing less. There are days I struggle and want to cry, but having you truly does make my life easier. I have less time to worry about myself and more time to enjoy with you.

Know that I will always love you, I will be your friend, but first I will be your mother. I look forward to the next six months, but they can go a little slower!

With all my love,
Mom

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