Reflections on Mommyhood

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Contents

Preface
The Presence
Waiting
Time Bomb
Wolf, Wolf
Rough Passage
The Newborn
Garage Sales and Baby
Mom's Conflict
Another Battle
The Transformation
My Child
Vacation with Baby
Busy Baby
The Battle
Horsie
Exploring
At Thirteen and Fourteen Months
Books and Puzzles
Christmas 1984
Lookie, Mommy
Toddler Words
A is for Ark
Me, Daniel
Three Little Words
Mommy, It Hurts
Daniel
No
Why?
Tired Again
Comparisons
Two Little Boys
A Father's Pride
Number Two Son
Tears
Oh, God
Too Soon

Daniel

 

Little boy now knows his name.
Nothing now will stay the same.
Growing up, some days so fast
But his mommy's mem'ries last.

"Mommy" as he points to me.
"Daddy" with a voice of glee.
"Mamaw" gives him a cookie.
"Papaw" sits with his T.V.

"Nanno" is my little boy.
Book is now his favorite toy.
Puzzles also bring him joy.
Daniel is my little boy.
Copyright 1988 by Judith E. Garling

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