I was reading another mom’s blog Life of a Modern Mom and she had a wonderful little poem put up today that a friend had sent her. It’s called When you thought I wasn’t looking. It is very sweet and also just reminds us as moms that our children are always watching us. It is up to us to lead by example and teach our children how to be wonderful, caring adults. I have posted the poem here for you to read but please check out her blog. I think it will become one I will be checking daily.
are watching you and doing as you do, not as you say.
first painting on the refrigerator, and I immediately
wanted to paint another one.
stray cat, and I learned that it was good to be kind
favorite cake for me, and I learned that the little
things can be the special things in life.
prayer, and I knew that there is a God I could always
talk to, and I learned to trust in Him.
meal and take it to a friend who was sick, and I
learned that we all have to help take care of each other.
of our house and everyone in it, and I learned we have
to take care of what we are given.
handled your responsibilities, even when you didn’t
feel good, and I learned that I would have to be
responsible when I grow up.
from your eyes, and I learned that sometimes things
hurt, but it’s all right to cry.
cared, and I wanted to be everything that I could be.
life’s lessons that I need to know to be a good and
productive person when I grow up.
wanted to say,’Thanks for all the things I saw when
you thought I wasn’t looking’