An hour deep into an endless bedtime and he was perfecting his somersault. Exhausted and yearning for five minutes of quiet, I gave up and let him play until his never-ending energy ran out a bit more.
He moved his circus act to my computer chair and insisted on a “Baby Movie.”
My sigh was met with a library of videos that buried me in memories.
Seconds into the first clip, I was reminded of the feist and spirit and will of my little boy’s heart.
I curled him into my arms, tucked his blonde head under my chin and basked in gratitude for the precious life sitting on my lap.
Today is World Prematurity Day. Take a moment to visit the March of Dimes and find out what you can do to help.
As a family, we will be dedicated to preventing premature birth for the rest of our lives…
because thank you just isn’t enough.
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