Thursday, March 29, 2012

We are Rich...

I can't think of anything I would rather do than spend a day out in the sun with my baby girl. 
It was there, playing outdoors on a glorious day, that I began thinking about how rich I am.
Since I stopped breastfeeding, Scarlett began sleeping through the night.  Sleep was received with open arms! But I didn't expect to miss getting up numerous times in the night with her.  I missed when she'd hold her little arms around me at 2 am and 4:30 am.

Last night, she was sick. Runny little nose. 
Congested tiny baby. 
She's been sick a lot since I weaned her.
Breast Milk=Good Stuff

I hated that she was sick. But I was loving the fact that she wanted to cuddle me.
I would try and lay her down and she would whimper.
I picked her back up....she was content.
I laid down with her small face resting on my chest & we stayed like that for awhile. Ok, for like an hour. 

I held her and rocked her.
I thought:
Soon, my little girl will be a big girl. Oh time, stop...if just for a moment, let me linger here tonight.
We may not be wealthy.
But boy, are we rich. 

Thank you God, For Baby Scarlett. 


  1. She is soooo pretty, just like mommy! FOund your blog from Emily!

  2. Oh my that little ponytail made me clutch my bosom.

  3. your little girl is SO precious :)

  4. lovely! Yes, take those late night cuddles all you can!

  5. Darling! I love this so much:)

  6. What a cutie patootie! Isnt funny how we miss those breastfeeding days once they pass. Its like another step in not needing us as much m:( Such a bonding experience!


  7. New follower! Love your blog. And love this post! Thanks for sharing. Can't wait to read more!! :-)

  8. It's always hard when the kids are sick! She is adorable!

  9. i love that, we may not be wealthy, but we are rich. =) such a delicate way to put it... and scarlett is so beautiful, its no wonder you feel that way ...

  10. And how could you not be rich. Look at that beautiful face.

  11. You're both gorgeous :) She's getting so big! Oh time, please do slow down. I was looking at pictures from when Liam was about 7 months old... it's amazing how quickly they change and grow. I hope she feels better soon!

  12. I found your blog via Emily's. Your baby is gorgeous, and you are right, very rich! Enjoy this time, I too feel like it goes too fast.

    ~ Yesenia

  13. Little girls are the greatest gift in the world! I have wished that time would stop many nights!!!

  14. So glad you stopped to enjoy these moments with baby Scarlett! Makes we want to squeeze my little boy and breathe in each special second that he's little!

    Happy Friday Lauren!!

  15. Your sweet girl is so cute!!! Yes,you are rich and me too!!!!! It is good to appreciate the small moments everyday. I wish I had one more little girl, mine is 21 years old!!!! Blessings,Sara,

  16. she's soooooooooo cute muwah

  17. yeah that breast milk is like magic ;) i still nurse logan at over 10 months but only once or twice a day. of course he also is just getting over a nasty cold. i bet it's because of less momma milk :(


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