shares Twitter0 Pinterest0 Facebook81Last Updated on March 26th, 2014 by Shailaja Today I’ll begin to mean the words that I say Today I will cherish the moments when you call me to play Today I will put the laptop away Today I will sit by your side and stay I have no work that cannot wait I have no task that is so great That it takes me away from your eager look When you wait for me to read you a book This moment is where I need to be This second is what I need to feel These days will never return No, they won’t You’ll be all grown up And I will miss it all the most For my daughter ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This is written in response to the Wednesday Prompt #10 over at Write Tribe This week’s prompt was to use the phrase ‘Today I’ll begin…’ as the first line Click on the above link to read more lovely entries Like this post? Share the love using the colourful share buttons below 🙂 Thank you! ~~~~~~~~~~ shares Twitter0 Pinterest0 Facebook81Comments commentsWant A List of 360 Blog Post Ideas in 18 Niches? Get it now!The Best Blogging and Social Media Tips in your inboxUnder GDPR, I consent to having my e-mail stored for your newsletter Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously Categories: Parenting Psych Babbler · March 26, 2014 at 7:26 pm Awww…such beautiful words for Gy! 🙂 Time spent with one's children is so very essential — before you know it, she'll be all grown-up! Loved it Shailaja… Reply Talya Tate Boerner · March 26, 2014 at 9:41 pm Time well spent. Lovely. Reply KParthasarathi · March 27, 2014 at 1:02 am It is as it ought to be.A nice poem. Reply Michelle Liew · March 27, 2014 at 2:05 am Yes, if we don't take moments to live our lives well and appreciate the little things around us, we miss so much. Reply Pixie · March 27, 2014 at 3:57 am oh.. that was beautiful! nicely done for the prompt Shailaja Reply Swethaprajwala · March 27, 2014 at 4:02 am Awww…..nice. Reaction given by Medha. Lovely Shailaja 🙂 Reply janaki ramdas · March 27, 2014 at 4:26 am Nice one. After reading this I miss my loving darling daughter Lakshmi my kannamma Reply Prem Rao · March 27, 2014 at 5:11 am Time flies and will never come back. Make the best of it while you can. Lovely pic, thoughts and poem, ShyVish. Reply Sunitha · March 27, 2014 at 5:55 am Very beautifully written Shailaja. Reply Aarthy · March 27, 2014 at 6:05 am Beautifully written and so true. How many modern day parents are yet to realize this! Reply Uma · March 27, 2014 at 6:12 am wow, Shailaja..so very nicely put! Reply Veganosaurus · March 27, 2014 at 7:21 am <3 so so so beautiful! The poem and the photograph. Reply Beloo Mehra · March 27, 2014 at 8:12 am What a lovely, lovely post it is! So tender and gentle are the feelings expressed here. Beautiful, Shailja! Reply Anita · March 27, 2014 at 8:36 am Beautiful words very effortlessly conveyed, Shailaja. Lovely 🙂 Reply Sreeja Praveen · March 27, 2014 at 8:52 am Beautiful poem, Shailaja 🙂 🙂 I guess I'll start feeling this soon ,little P is growing 🙂 Reply iamstri · March 27, 2014 at 9:16 am Lovely, even I did a kids based prompt response for this!! Summer and Kids are a lovely combo 🙂 Reply Shailaja V · March 27, 2014 at 9:31 am So glad you liked it, PB 🙂 Much love <3 Reply Nabanita · March 27, 2014 at 9:42 am aww this is so sweet ..right from the heart! Touching Shailaja! Reply Shailaja V · March 27, 2014 at 9:47 am Thank you Talya 🙂 Reply Rajlakshmi · March 27, 2014 at 10:42 am awww that just melted my heart 🙂 how beautiful… enjoy your time Reply Aditi · March 27, 2014 at 12:15 pm Awww….Beautiful Shailaja!! 🙂 Reply Kathy Combs · March 27, 2014 at 1:53 pm This was lovely. They grow up way too fast don't they? Reply Leo · March 28, 2014 at 3:52 am Hope you both have the most fun time together and make memories to write more poems about 🙂 Nice one, Shailaja. Reply Debbie · March 28, 2014 at 4:44 am Beautiful and heartfelt! 🙂 Reply Krishna/കൃഷ്ണ · March 28, 2014 at 5:18 am Beautiful poem… for daughter thanks Reply sugandha · March 28, 2014 at 12:44 pm what a heartfelt poem it is. Please preserve all the moments that you can have with her because that's the gift she will have from you for rest of her life. Reply Shilpa Garg · March 29, 2014 at 4:44 pm Lovely expression, Shailaja! Enjoy, cherish every moment before the lil Gy grows up!! 🙂 Reply Vidya Sury · March 30, 2014 at 6:27 am Nice photo! 🙂 Lovely poem! Reply Corinne Rodrigues · March 31, 2014 at 3:15 am Loved the picture! Yes, they grow so fast, don't they? 🙂 Reply Eli Z · March 31, 2014 at 8:01 am “This moment is where I need to be”…. Aawww – loved it!! What a beautiful hymn to the everyday life and the importance of being right here and now:-) Reply Gayu · April 2, 2014 at 5:28 pm Such a cute one this is and the pic is so adorable. Yes children grow up so soon….and each moment spent with them is memories treasured forever! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name * Email * Website What's on your mind? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.