A special snuggle & the same old (adorable) routine

I’m sat on the sofa, or propped up in bed. Invariably I’ve got my iPad and I’m working. The small boy, wanders in, spies me and goes in for a snuggle. We sit in companionable silence for a while, me enjoying his closeness, for it is a rare thing. Then the questioning starts.

Me: Do you want a drink?
Him: No

Me: Do you want a snack?
Him: No

Me: Do you need a wee?
Him: No

Me: Do you need a poo?
Him: No

Me: Do you need a tickle?
Him: No (he squirms)

Me: Do you need me to blow a raspberry on your belly?
Him: No (he squirms some more)

Me: Do you need me to eat your feet?
Him: No (he kicks his legs so I can’t grab his feet and he giggles)

Me: Do you need me to bite your bum?
Him: No. Not my bum!

Me: Do you need me to squeeze your squeezy cheeks?
Him: Noooooooo Mummy!

Me: Are you sure you don’t need a tickle?
Him: No. I do NOT.

Me: Do you need me to kiss you all over your face?
Him: No Mummy no!

What he really means is yes Mummy yes. So I do all of the above and we dissolve into a giggling, tickling, squealing mess. Then we sit, snuggled just a little bit closer and carry on sitting in our own special companionable silence.

I love these moments.

Special snuggle

15 responses to “A special snuggle & the same old (adorable) routine

  1. adorable. you and B are sooo cute together, love it x

  2. Such a lovely moment so beautifully shared. Snuggly moments like this are the best! πŸ™‚

  3. Lovely post. It’s so nice when they want to spend time with you.

  4. Those are the moments that motherhood is made of. Beautiful post! x

  5. awww I so totally love this.. i have a little routine with my little guy and its so nice isnt it.

    thanks for linking up with #MagicMoments

  6. Aww, what an utterly sweet moment. Popping in from Magic Moments.

  7. normaleverydaylifeblog

    Special moments that make everything better! #magicmoments

  8. Oh those moments are the best. Just being together. They ALWAYS need a tickle πŸ˜‰ #MagicMoments

  9. Steph @MisplacedBrit

    Your writing is as beautiful as your parenting <3

  10. Ickle Pickle (@IcklePicklex)

    Oooooooh I too have these moments with my mummy,and I LOVE them! I say ‘No mumma no!’ but I really mean YES! x #magicmoments

  11. Love it, i’m the same especially with the do you need me to eat your feet, they love it!. Lovely post and great memories #magicmoments

  12. kateonthinice (@kateonthinice)

    Perfect post on the very real joys of being a mum

  13. What a lovely moment to share together. We like to steal each other’s noses when we are snuggled down πŸ™‚ #mykidsaid

  14. Aww how lovely. We’ll miss these kind of moments when they’re all grown up aren’t they, so we have to enjoy them while we can! πŸ™‚ Thank you for linking up to #MyKidSaid.

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