The Last One

I love this post by Lindsay Ferrier.  It articulates beautifully the exact feelings I am experiencing

Babygirl and Mamasim

Babygirl and Mamasim

with my third, and last, baby.  Babygirl is only 10 months old but I find myself willing time to slow down, to stop. Instead of greeting each of her developmental stages with excitement I greet each with a little sadness as I know I will never experience this journey again.

It is true, these years when your children are small are the most extraordinary.

The Last One

By Lindsay Ferrier.
On the day that your last child is born, you’ll find yourself filled with a jumble of emotions.

You’ll feel relief to have finally given birth, pride and joy in the healthy baby in your arms– and sorrow at the realization that you’ll never again experience the primeval miracle of growing a baby inside your body.

From that day onward, this strange brew of feelings will remain inside you– because every single one of …

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2 thoughts on “The Last One

  1. That is so lovely and so very poignant. But don’t throw out the bunny cup or vacuum cleaner or that special piece of clothing. In the years to come you will regret it. Imagine the pleasure you’ll have when you pass them on when they have children of their own and say “These were yours.”

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