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Friday, May 7, 2010

Ode to my son on Mother's day





When my son was born I wanted to sing to him all the time when I rocked him to sleep, but I don't like my voice, so I purchase a Celine Dion album of lullabies, I liked them and I sang along to them. When my son was about 2 I had not gotten a hair cut since he was born, I WAS way overdue, especially for a wax so my husband watched my son. When I came home they were watching Tarzan the disney movie, I was not a happy camper. It turned out that my son became so interested in this movie, we had to buy it then we had to buy the cd that went to the movie. 
 Fast forward to 3 months and it's nap time, I just finished reading my son 3 books and now nap time is suppose to begin- my son says,"Mommy let me sing you a song to fall asleep." I started to say- It's time for you to nap.. when I said ok-
He sang....Come stop your crying it will be all right just take my hand ( he lightly took my hand in his)hold it tight. I will protect you from all around you . I will be there for you ( not the real line,but he was on a roll... It was so sweet my son is almost 5 and we still sing this song ever night after prayers and story time... www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIVaUcE4KAM
If you cannot link up here are the lyrics...
Phil Collins- You'll be in my heart
Come stop your crying 
IT will be all right
Just take my hand Hold it tight

I will protect you from 
all around you
I will be here 
Don't you cry

For one so small,
you seem so strong
my arms will hold you, 
keep you safe and warm
this bond between us 
Can't be broken
I will be here 
Don't you cry

'Cause you'll be in my heart
yes, you'll be in my heart
from this day on Now and forever more

You'll be in my heart
No matter what they say
You'll be here in my heart, always

Why can't they understand
the way we feel they just don't trust
what they can't explain
I know we're different but,
deep inside us
We're not that different at all
And you'll be in my heart
Yes, You'll be my heart
from this day on 
Now and forever more

Don't listen to them
'Cause what do they know
We need each other, 
to have, to hold
they'll see in time I know

When destiny calls you
you must be strong
I may not be with you
But you've got to hold on
They'll see in time I know
we'll show them together

Cause you'll be in my heart 
yes, you'll be in my heart
from this day on, now and forever more

OH, you'll be in my heart
No matter what they say
you'll be in my heart, always ALWAYS

I am sure you have a song that reminds you of your children or of your childhood too, feel free to share.

4 comments:

Lisa said...

This song really brought back some great memories for me! And for your song to sing it to you? Priceless! I hope you're recording it. :O)

Marjorie said...

Children are a real gift. You have a beautiful son.

Beth said...

Awwww precious!

Ellie said...

What an endearing moment; I am glad you shared it..you should write this down in a journal for him to have someday! So sweet and precious!
Children really know how to pull those heart strings!

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