the terrific twos

July 7, 2014 at 9:51 pm Leave a comment

The printer whirred into life and E ran from the room. Silently, no shouts or drama.
I followed him into the hallway where he stood, head down, leaning into the wall.
”Mumma come” was all he said quietly.

I crouched down and asked ‘‘Do you not like the sound of the printer?”.
He shook his head ”too loud”.

”Oh dear, how does it make Euan feel” I asked.
He tipped his head to the side and his lip trembled. ”like crying”.
He didn’t cry but whispered ”hold me” and leaned in for a hug.Dr Euan 4B

Moments later I bumped my head on the table turning the printer off and it was all I could do to suck in my breath and not swear.
”Are you ok Mumma? I kiss it better for you” he said and suddenly it was me who felt like crying. Those hot blinky tears that spring from the very depths of a joyfilled heart and make swallowing hard!

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