Thursday, November 17, 2011

mom tears.

Yesterday Aubrey and I were strolling around Kohl's looking for some new winter clothes for my fast growing little girl, & I saw a mom frantically looking for her son.  She shouted his name & was running all around, asking employees to help look for him.  She found him just a few moments later, thank goodness.  As I was walking back to the car, I out of nowhere lost it.  I couldn't imagine the terror that that mom had to have gone through in that 5 minutes of not knowing where her son was.  I hugged Aubrey a little longer than usual before I put her in the car seat.  I'm so grateful she is safe.


9 comments:

  1. That would be so scary to have your child missing! Even for 2 minutes! Those moments really make us think how precous life is and hug our little munchikns a little longer! Cute blog by the way!

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  2. lisa you are the cutest, sweetest mom ever!!! i love all your blog posts :)

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  3. My little one begged not to go in her pushchair once and I made her promise the hold my had tight the whole time. In the shop, she pulled away and in seconds she was gone. I shouted for her, ran round the clothes and shoes isles getting more and more panicked. I then started to go toward the front of the shop to tell the staff to lock the doors (!), when a lady shouted to me - 'she's hiding in the clothes, love'. I took ALL my will power not to shout at my daughter - she was only 2, knew no better. But she could tell that something was up and held my hand extra tight after that - and didn't even fuss when I put her in the shopping cart when we went to the supermarket. That was truely the WORST feeling ever. I would die for my daughter and the thought of someone snatching her terrifies me - reading your post brought back all those feelings of that day - wow!
    P.S I love your blog!

    x

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  4. Wow you are such a compassionate person!

    I remember getting lost in stores at times when I was a kid. Scary stuff.

    Just wait till Aubrey is old enough to play at the playground and you are meeting your friends for playdates at the park. I get mini heart attacks about every 10 minutes as she runs around and slips out of sight.

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  5. Aw! I remember doing this to my mom when I was little; now being pregnant with my own little girl I more capable of imagining how terrifying that could really be.

    Your little girl is ADORABLE, by the way <3

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  6. Just found your wonderful blog via Ashley Mieux from the Shine project.

    You´ve got such a lovely blog !!!

    When my kids used to be little I put little (but loud enough) bells on their little shoes. That made a funny look and I always could hear where they were. If I didn´t hear them any more, I only had to ask people: Have you seen a little jingling boy or girl? Never lost one of my five kids :-)))

    Hope I could explain in English what I meant to say in German.

    Dearest Greetings from Germany
    Regina

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  7. That really is so so scary!! I can't imagine what that poor mom must have felt like!

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  8. Ah scary!!! I have been scanning through your blog, you are so adorable!! (and so is your cute little babe)!

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  9. she is SO cute! just followed you over from where you're being featured ... love your blog :)
    youre newest follower,
    elisabeth

    http://lavitaebella-elisabeth.blogspot.com/

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