HOW TO REALLY LOVE A CHILD. Be there. Say yes as often as possible. Let them bang on pots and pans. If they’re crabby, put them in water. If they’re unlovable, love yourself. Realize how important it is to be a child. Go to a movie theater in your pajamas. Read books out loud with joy. Invent pleasures together. Remember how really small they are. Giggle a lot. Surprise them. Say no when necessary. Teach feelings. Heal your own inner child. Learn about parenting. Hug trees together. Make…
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Motherhood is about raising and celebrating the child you have, not the child you thought you'd have. It's about understanding he is exactly the person he's supposed to be. And, if you're lucky, he might be the teacher who turns you into the person you're supposed to be.
This was a "poem" framed in my room until I was six. I read it for two years with a heart full of hope until it disappeared. I've spent almost 30 years trying to find it...the words. And WOW...it's still so relevant. And it makes me want to cry that my child heart loved it.