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A Moment with Grandma

It’s lovely watching the grandparents get so much joy from their grandchildren and how those moments echo the meaning and spirit of life. The moment I loved recently was my little one ‘helping’ grandma with the gardening. It was full to the brim of an exchange between the open, curious and inexperienced G and the wise and openly loving Grandma.

When I kneel down by your side, I’ve no idea of the pride, You feel watching little me Do something completely silly. Click To Tweet
When I kneel down by your side,
I’ve no idea of the pride,
You feel watching little me
Do something completely silly.
I put the world in my mouth,
You watch and feel in good health;
Knowing I’ve got a life long
Of marvel between right and wrong.
Of course there’s no wrong in your eyes,
You’ll nurture, not criticize.
You’re happy watching me explore,
That recipe doesn’t need more.
You give me your patience and time,
To learn how to make the world mine.
I see how you love to play,
But can’t manage everyday.
So you watch me and skip inside,
With your heart powered by pride.
Looking down with love for me,
This moment is all it could be.

Mama Grace

 

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  1. Oh that is just beautiful! It is lovely to see the bonds with grandparents #thatfridaylinky

  2. diynige diynige

    This is so beautiful Thanks for linking to the #THAT FRIDAY LINKY come back next week please

  3. Oh this is just so beautiful. My daughter has such a strong bond with my mum and it just melts my heart every time I see it. Gorgeous poem, so wonderful to find you via #bigpinklink

  4. What a lovely poem about the relationship between grandmother and grandchild, beautiful. #PostsFromTheHeart

  5. Oh, this is beautiful. Such a special bond children have with grandparents isn’t it. Mine are lucky they have theirs.xx Thanks for joining #bigpinklink x

  6. Ah it’s lovely when you’re just suddenly struck by a beautiful moment. I love watching my kids play with their grandparents – it’s such a special bond #triumphanttales

  7. There is nothing nicer than seeing a bond growing! Thank you for sharing this with us at #TriumphantTales. I hope to see you back next week.

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    This is so beautiful x
    #TriumphantTales

  9. Ahh this is beautiful, I love your poems! Thank you for joining us at #sharingthebloglove

  10. This is beautiful. My girls have such a lovely relationship with my mum and I adore seeing them together. I know how much my mum loves being a nan. Thank you for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove

  11. Nannie Nannie

    Awwww beautiful heartfelt poem, captures your love perfectly. I love being a Nannie, such special times

  12. Aww… This is so lovely. I wish E&E grands are here near to us too – so they can get to spend some quality time together.

    Thank you so much for linking up with us on #FabFridayPost

  13. What beautiful words. You have really captured the precious moments. #SharingtheBlogLove

  14. Just beautiful! Every single word touched me! I was brought up by my grandma and now my little boy spends a lot of time with my parents too. It’s such a special bond. #FamilyFunLinky

  15. Oh what a beautiful poem. That bond between little ones and their grandparents is so special. Thank you for joining us for the #DreamTeam x

  16. Oh this is lovely. My boys love their grandparents so much and it’s lovely to see the relationship developing between them and my mum and dad especially. #SharingTheBlogLove

    • Thank you. It’s so beautiful to watch.

  17. This is just beautiful. Grandma’s rock! Thanks for sharing with #GlobalBlogging

  18. twotinyhands twotinyhands

    A beautiful poem (as usual). I love seeing the bond between my mum and little, they always do activities that I wouldn’t normally do because if time, gardening and baking are up there! It’s really special and I wish we could see more of the other parents! ‪Thank you for linking up to the #familyfunlinky‬

    • It’s lush and it’s nice to get a break too.

  19. Ahhhh, Grandmas are so special aren’t they! What a super ode to someone so special! #bloggerclubuk

  20. This is gorgeous. Zach spent 3 years being looked after by his nannie while I was at work and it was such a wonderful thing, to see that bond grow! Thanks for linking up with #TwinklyTuesday

    • Lucky Zach and what help and support for you.

  21. This is so sweet! I teared up a bit at the part about how they don’t know how much pride the grandparents have : ) Thanks for sharing with #globalblogging!

    • It’s quite something to see that much love. Thanks

  22. Beautiful as always – and you can’t beat a Grandma’s love Thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo x

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