Are there any seven words more terrifying than the dreaded “can you hold him for a second?”
When you’re about to get off the phone, say “Oh, one more thing!…” and then proceed to continue the conversation for another 5-45 minutes.
This is from someone who did get left behind at home all her life.
Or maybe it’s more like a breakup. The way missing her changes everything. The way you wonder, at odd moments throughout the day: what’s she doing now? The way you can’t really picture it — you don’t know enough.
4. “Bring a jacket.”
Excuse me, I need a tissue…
There’s much to be said for family orientated fellas, and men who are good sons to their moms will likely be just as devoted to his special someone.
She grew up — she had to grow up. Like everyone does. She discovered her own books, books I’d never read — books that hadn’t been written yet when I was a child. It’s what’s supposed to happen.
I find myself thinking sometimes about how much I would have liked the young woman she has become — how wonderful it would have been to know her — when I was the age she is now.
“Oh, it hurts so much when babies cry. They can not verbalize what they are feeling; maybe it’s a headache or maybe it’s nausea or maybe she is simply hungry. But who can tell exactly what it is? We can only guess.”