A little love note to my boy (x2) when I get a lunch alone and can think about life


March 23, 2014 by Terumi

cherry blossoms

Slow down little man,
There is so much time to grow.
There are parks to play at
And trees to climb.
Hands to hold
And moments just to savor.
So whatever anyone tells you
Don’t grow up just yet.
Don’t speed this time up.
Don’t give it away.
You don’t need to be bigger, faster, stronger, smarter or first in anything
Unless you want to.
Just do your best.
Enjoy today:
Smell the flowers.
Bask in the sun.
And play.
Because today you are still a child.
A beautiful, wonderful, kind and curious child.
And all your todays will add up in their own time.

sunny day at the parksunny day at the park

(This I know.
Because I am your momma and I’m always right.)

(PS. I love you both with all my heart.)

sweet little drawing



  1. Melissa says:

    Single tear streaming down my face… sooo sweet!

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