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Distractions can let them down

By Ruth StewartPublished 4 months ago 1 min read
Your Kids
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Dilly-dally, dither,

Incline your ear to hear!

Silly sounding softness, sweet baby cuddles, motherese.

Today you can start again, join the "Good Mom Club"

Reach into your heart, pluck them gifts of time,

Accept them as they are.

Create an environment where they thrive, where they are safe.

T-I-M-E spells LOVE,

I understand your busy-ness; the floor cleaned, the dinner cooked,

Only, they aren’t here forever. One day they fly.

Now is the best time to give them your complete attention, relish their words, applaud their actions, and help them become the best they can be.

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Ruth Stewart

I'm a grandmother of four amazing grandchildren and a mum of three fabulous children. I write poetry mainly, also prose and the odd story. I live in Scotland, UK. For a secret link to watch me read my favourite poems click right here!

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  • Phil Flannery4 months ago

    This was great. We still struggle letting ours go. They're all adults now.

  • Kendall Defoe 4 months ago

    Beautiful work, and a very true tale about how time passes and what you can miss... Thank you for this...and for liking my own work!

  • Paul Stewart4 months ago

    This is lovely, you kept this hidden! Great entry, darling!

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