July 19, 2010
This is a day that is always hard for me. I've went through it now....let's see...11 times!
You'd think by now I would be used to it?
But not so.
Each time, it pricks a little piece of my mother heart.
Not sure why.....it just does.
For you see today was the day that my little Joey....became a big boy!
We moved him out of the baby room...and into the big kids room downstairs.
I knew it was going to happen....I tried to prepare myself for it....but to no avail.
Still a little prick in my heart.
Meg put Joey to bed the other night as I was working outside.
When I came in I saw the baby room door open and was ready to close it when.....
it dawned on me. My little Joey isn't in there anymore. He's one of the BIG kids now :)
I had to peek inside, just to make sure. And sure enough, the playpen was empty.
Our bedroom is attached to the baby room...so we have the privalage of hearing the baby babbling in the morning. It always brings a smile to my face. And my hubby will often yell out something like..."Hey Joey, Joey, what are you doing, doing, doing?" or something like that...it makes my morning!
But now it will be silent in the morning......
Now the good news is that in 2 weeks (Lord willing) that spot will be filled again by a new little person. The babbles will be a little different for the first while....but at least it will not be silent.
So once again I find myself wondering....will this be the last time that bed will be occupied? Or does God have more little ones for us in the future? I hope He does, but I also know that He is the one that opens and closes the womb. So with each pregnancy and each "transition" I wonder it will be the last of it's kind.
There are so many transitions when raising children, newborn, toddlers, school age, young adults, marriage, grandchildren. And each one of them is special and unique. I love being a mom!
What about you? What transitions are you going through?