Dear Baby Pie, I write this as I am on the way to the hospital…
Just a simple gastroscopy, but still unsettling nevertheless, to think of undergoing sedation.
Before my eyelids grow heavy, I wanted to remember our weekend, a weekend of play and play.
The school excursion on Friday was a trip to the water playground. You have never been to one properly to play, and I know you were apprehensive as I was about running through the jets of water.
“Be careful!” Must be ringing in your mind whenever you ran through the grounds. My bad. Yet you ran when your favourite teacher and your good friend came to bring you along. And you enjoyed yourselves so much, so did I as we got soaked through and didn’t give a care about it.
And then the next day you wanted papa to swim with you because he had missed the excursion. And so we ended up at Punggol Safra for more waterplay.
Watching you play to your heart’s content made me happy too. It also made me a little wistful that I spend too much time away from you… that is, till your next tantrum.
You take after me too much, baby, and I’m not sure that’s a good thing. Wearing your heart on your sleeve too much – your happiness, sadness and anger shows all too easily. And a mind of your own, wanting to walk your own paths, a thing that I’m not sure the world truly cherishes.
Grow up well baby, and I pray that I will continue to kiss you good night every night at bedtime.
Love you lots and lots!
~ Mummy Joyc