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Monday, April 16, 2012

Afternoon Walk with My Son

Yesterday was one of those Mother/Son moments I will treasure for quite a while.

Ridge & Mom got to spend about 3 hrs together. It doesn't happen to often seems like I'm always tied up w/ my girls. Don't get me wrong I love them but Ridge being older gets the back burner. Well yesterday I needed to return a pair of shoes I had got Ridge earlier in the week. It was really nice out so I told Paul I just wanted to take the walking path. I thought I better get back to my walking since when the kids go to school I usually get 4 miles in a day. Well Ridge decided he would go with me. I was happy it was going to give us sometime to chat. We had a good time lots of laughs & some serious chats. I love that boy so much.

Today was also the first back to school for the kids since Spring Break has been going on. This will be Ridge's last quarter as a grade school student. WOW !!!!!! I'm excited for this step in about 8 wks. Fifth grade graduation & then Middle school. Funny thing about yesterday Ridge was pretty happy just to have Mom to himself. He said sometimes the oldest kid is ok but sometimes I miss having my Mom around like when he was younger. So this morning as we walked to school Ridge leaned over gave me a kiss on the cheek see ya at three this afternoon. I'm so proud of the person he has become & still growing. Glad for our afternoon walk.

So everyone is at school & I'm leaving in a hr or so .......... can't wait to hear all those stories from days at school.

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5 comments :

Tesha said...

That is so very special, I totally know what you mean my 14 year old boy seems closer to his dad these days. I so cherish when we have a special time to connect. I am doing a link-up tomorrow of moms that have lost babies/children. I hope you will join us. Also I would love if you link up stitches of love as well!

Debby@Just Breathe said...

So glad you got to spend that special time with Ridge. Your children are all very sweet and loving.

momto8 said...

good for you guys! I know exactly what you are talking about. but it gets better ..we went to see our college freshmen son last weekend and he was soooo happy to see us...what a difference 2 yrs makes!!
have a great day!

That corgi :) said...

What a great walk that was Caroline! I'm sure you will treasure what you guys talked about for a long time! He is a very special young man indeed!

betty

Holly said...

Definitely special to be able to have that alone time w/ him and it sounds like he really liked it too. :) you've got a great young man!

 
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