Friday, August 31, 2012

Precious Moments

Sometimes I have the funniest conversations ever with Aiden.

Like last night, for instance.

I left a pair of socks on the floor yesterday morning (which is totally unlike me) and when we got home yesterday evening, this was the conversation that ensued.
Aiden: Seriously, mommy? Who left these socks on the floor?
Me: Uh, you see what had happened was...

And once when he thought it would be a good idea to bring a sweater outside with him --
Aiden: I need to bring my sweater because I'm gon' be cold.
Me:(with a raised eyebrow) Gon'?
Aiden: Going to.
Me: Stretch that sentence out.
Aiden: I need to bring my sweater because I'm GOING TO be cold.
Me: (smiles at him and gives him a thumbs up).
(Yes, I'm that anal.)

And once when he just finished completing a 54-piece floor puzzle all by himself --
Me: Wow, Aiden! You did that puzzle all by yourself.
Aiden: Yeah, I'm really great at puzzles.
Me: (Under my breath) Guess we don't have to work on building up your confidence.

And once just because --
Aiden: Mommy, I super love you.
Me: I super love you too A.

And all of a sudden I realized that he went from this:

[one day old]

To this:

[silly face. four-years-old]

[little man on campus. four-years-old.]
He's a real person. With his own personality. And he's... amazing.

Man, time flies...


  1. He's real - He's yours and he's smart as a whip!

  2. Awe... precious! These conversations are the best! I can't wait till my baby start talking too, so curious what she will say :)

    Have a lovely weekend!

  3. I love his silly face picture! I totally know what you mean about the kids now being their own person. It's pretty amazing.

  4. Aww. I can't wait to talk to my little man. Watching them grow is such a blessing.

  5. Yup, time flies indeed and I found myself flipping through those old albums of when my boys were small.. they were so cute and constantly looking for Mama but now that they are 13, I am hardly 'needed' but the reward comes when every now and then they hug me and say " Mama, you are the best, I am so lucky" that's when I know, I was never forgotten, just that they grew up!

    MRS JACK OF ALL TRADES DAILY (where fashion and food collide!)

  6. Aiden is growing up so fast, isn't he? He's such a precocious young man, it's hard to keep up with him.

  7. Be careful! One day you'll look up and he'll be 12! That's what I'm going through now! :-(

  8. It really does fly by. He is such a cutie and way smart!

  9. This was so cute! You are doing a great job at raising him ♥

  10. Those conversations are too cute!

  11. I loved this post. I can't imagine my little one being 4, but time is definitely going by really quickly.

  12. Time does fly.The days are long but the years are short.

  13. Time sure does fly! He is too cute and sooo smart!


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