Precious Time Together

When we were young with no worries 024

Can we help in the kitchen?
Can we watch you cook?
I’d rather do this myself
then I stop and look
at the innocent faces

so eager to learn
selfish, no more,
it’s now their turn
Clothes will get dirty

dust will appear
chores never ending
that much is clear
So I say to them,

I’ll play and read books
I’ll teach you to be
great little cooks
For as you grow
and think of your Mother
Just know my love for you
is like no other

Lauren Scott © 1999

I wrote this years ago when my children were little
and spending time with them was far more important
than getting things done around the house.

I hope you’re leaving here with a smile and 
I appreciate your visit. Have a wonderful weekend! 

42 thoughts on “Precious Time Together

    • Thanks, Renee! I’m in the process of revising some old, old poems and sharing again. This one brings back good memories and they sure do grow up fast. I know you feel what I do! ♥

    • Thanks, Scott! I remember these days like yesterday. They grow too fast so enjoy your times with Tori (before you know it, she’ll be 19 or 22! :)) and the mess is worth it, isn’t it? 🙂 Have a great weekend!

  1. you write of great moments ..I hold very similar ones..
    Thank you for them smile of remembering them
    and You have a wonderful Sunday !
    Thank you for sharing a wonderful post
    Take Care…You Matter…

    • Thanks so much for your lovely words, Mary Rose, and I’m glad you can relate in a good way. I hope you’ve had a wonderful Sunday, too! I appreciate the “You Matter” also! Powerful words that everyone should hear. xx

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