It’s a funny thing when I write for Project: Underblog, because I submit something that’s so heavy on my mind at that moment, but then it isn’t published for a few weeks. Well, today when my June post went live, I felt like I was reading someone else’s words. Because this week, I forgot what Pink had reminded me. Again. Luckily I had this reminder…
NOW I REMEMBER
This morning, after getting one son safely on the bus and the other son settled at preschool, my daughter — who turned 3 a few days ago — said, “Mommy, will you play with me?”
We sat down in the living room in front of all the Disney coloring sheets she’d asked me to print out earlier that morning, and we colored. Actually, we didn’t really do much of anything. She did. And though there was a rainbow of colors to choose from in the basket on the table, she did it all with the same beloved purple marker. When she was in a groove, I stood up and walked into the kitchen to straighten up.
“Mommy, remember? You’re supposed to be playing with me.”
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