“Be careful watch the steps eat grass Owen eat grass do you eat grass no chocolate milk please,” he said as he was walking down the steps to wait for the bus. I truly believe he might be able to tell me every conversation he has ever had, maybe. Owen had slept all night and our morning scooted right by us. He was ready to get to school. He wanted Siri to translate “ride a pony in Spider-Man costume in French.” It’s amazing what he comes up with. He told me he wanted to go to the big slides when he got home from school. I was hopeful but it was a Friday and out of routine. I knew that pretty much meant we were staying home but I still planned like we were going. When he came home he was happy and he left his shoes on because he wanted to go to the big slides. I told him we would eat a snack and then go. The snack turned into another snack and dancing in the kitchen with me. I asked him if he was ready to go and he said, “eat a snack first” and asked for a third helping of chips and another glass of milk. That led to playing on his tablet and us watching some videos. By this time it was dinner time and we were staying home. He told me when it was getting close to bedtime that he was ready to go. I told him we would have to go another day. He had already told me that we weren’t going to do anything on Saturday. Saturdays are hard right now since he can’t go visit his grandma. She’s well on her way to recovery but it will still be probably another few weeks. He told me that he was going to go ride his bike at the park tomorrow, but he also told me he wasn’t going anywhere on Saturday. Sunday he knows he’s going to church and then he said that’s when big slides will happen. Tomorrow it’s supposed to rain all day so that will rain on our parade. I let him stay up a little bit later hoping that he’ll sleep a little bit later. As he was off to get ready for bed, he said, “stupendous you are amazing you won the game.” I told him he is very amazing and I’m so proud of him. My sweet baby O has given me eyes to see the world so bright, ears to hear the glory, and the voice to share our story. Follow your heart and know that you are amazing. Smiles to all and donut daze!
I'm Lynn Browder. Owen's Mommy. The best moments in time are when I get to see the smile on his face and that giggle come from his heart.