Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Like Everyone Else

Jesse is going through a very independent stage in development. Age appropriate, by the books, pediatricians, and all other mom's I talk to. However, it's so interesting to watch him adapt, learn, and advance. He's aware of so much going on around him, he pays attention and doesn't miss a thing. Right now he's driven to sit at the table in the kitchen, we have a dining room that we never use so these are the chairs he has access too. Every day (as posted in November) he moves the dinette chairs to a new position. He's great at rearranging! This morning - he was interested in sitting with his OJ while Ezra had breakfast... in his PJ's in these pictures.

A favorite poem of mine from an unknown writer...

The Little One That Follows Me"
Author: Unknown

A careful woman, I ought to be;
a little one follows me.
I do not dare to go astray,
for fear they'll go,
the self-same way.
I cannot once escape their eyes,
whatever they see me do, they'll try.
Like me, they say, they're going to be,
that little one that follows me.
They think that I am good and fine;
believe in every work of mine.
The bad in me they must not see;
my life to them, must, an example be.
I must remember, as I go,through summer's sun and winter's snow,
I'm building for the years to be,for that little one that follows me.