There are those moments when your children say something that warms your heart, and you know you’ll cherish it forever. And then there are moments like these:
As my 5 year old released me from a hug, I saw my 3 year old heading over for one as well. He gives simply the best “tight hugs” as he refers to them. Never having been a cuddly baby or toddler, I’m cherishing this stage of him enjoying giving out hugs.
He threw his arms around my neck, my own arms encircling his waist. He squeezed his absolute hardest and snuggled his cheek against my neck. I closed my eyes and sat in the moment.
He said, “I love-”
You might predict his next word to be “you.”
But you would be wrong, just as I was.
“-TV!” he finished and ran out of the room.
There are those moments where your kids say something so sweet it hits you right at your core. And then there are moments where they keep you on your toes, forcing you to chuckle at the fact that life isn’t always so glamorous. But it certainly is beautiful regardless.