My 2-Year Old Baby

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You wave your arms up at me, your face, determined.

I look at you and say, “No, sweetie,” in two languages.

Determined, you grab my hands and try to pull me down to your eye level.

I sigh, relent.

And heft your familiar weight onto my left hip.

You smile, pat my face with your left hand.

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“Let’s go nap-nap!” I chime.

“Yes, nap-nap!” your father pipes up.

You pout, your smooth face scrunches up.

“Let’s go Monkey!” I take your hand.

You protest, whining, no words, but the meaning clear.

You don’t want to go to bed.

You don’t want to be alone in your room.

When once, you happily ran in with your Papa, scramble into bed and exchange goodnight kisses, and I love yous.

Now, you cry and wail when we close the door on your darkened room.

You clamber off your bed, open the door and run out, tear-streaked.

My heart softening, I walk you in and lie down with you.

You fall asleep with your hand on my neck, your breathing soft in my ear.

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My two year old toddler appears to have regressed, turning into a baby he once was.

Could he be sensing the winds of change?

Does he know that soon, life will not be the same?

That it won’t be just Mama and him?

We’ve talked to him about the baby.

He’s patted my belly and said, “Baby!”

But I never really knew if he KNOWS.

I think he knows.

He knows that in 3.5 short months, he won’t be the baby anymore.

He knows that in 3.5 short months, Mama’s time will be divided.

But I hope he also knows that my love will be multiplied.

That he will still be my baby in many ways.

That he was the one who made me a mother.

That he was the one who gave me the gift of insight, as we welcome his little brother into the world.

For now, I will cherish the time we have, just the two of us.

To feel the soft flutters of his quiet breath in my ears as he sleeps.

To love the gentle touches of his fingers on my face.

To carry the weight of his love for me in my arms and in my heart.

Did your toddler ‘regress’ when he/ she turned 2?

Alison
Alison Lee is a former PR and marketing professional turned work-at-home mother. After a 10-year career in various PR agencies, and of the world’s biggest sports brands, Alison traded in product launches and world travel, for sippy cups, diapers, and breastfeeding. Alison's writing has been featured on Mamalode, On Parenting at The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Everyday Family, Scary Mommy, and DrGreene.com. She is one of 35 essayists in the anthology, My Other Ex: Women’s True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends. In 2012, she founded Little Love Media, a social media consultancy specializing in blog book tours, and because she doesn’t sleep, is an editor at BonBon Break, an online magazine. Alison lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with her husband and four children (two boys and boy/ girl twins).
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  • January 19, 2012 Mrs. Jen B

    Of course I have no answer to your question, so I’ll just say that I’m melting from the sweetness of this.

    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      πŸ™‚ 2 year olds can be sweet!

  • January 19, 2012 Corinne O'Sullivan

    Awwwww! That’s so sweet! But wait, there was a time when your toddler didn’t fight you and went to bed without fuss? I can only dream of such a day. I have to bribe my son with toys and hope he passes out playing with them before he realizes I’m not there.
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Yes, from 18 months to 2 years, he went to bed like a champ. But from birth til just before 18 months, terrible sleeper. I thought it was behind me. I was wrong!

  • January 19, 2012 Carolyn

    Very nice. I’m so pinning your saying.
    I was afraid JBird would be mad at /jealousof /not like Thumper when she was born, but I lucked out. From the moment we brought Thumper home, JBird has loved her. Sometimes too strongly πŸ™‚ I think I used the word “gentle” about a billion times last year.
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      I can only hope my son will love his baby brother with the same intensity with which I love him.

  • January 19, 2012 Stasha

    Your writing is so beautiful.
    I think it is a preservation thing. My son is clingy if there is anyone else in the picture, be it daddy or neighbour I am talking to in the street. And honestly he is not mama’s boy at all. But I think he panics or something…
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Monkey doesn’t even approve of his father hugging me!! What are we to do? (and thank you!)

  • January 19, 2012 Galit Breen

    Oh my heart Alison, this is so very beautifully written!

    {And totally and completely normal. I promise!}

    xo
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Thank you dear friend – I need the assurance BADLY. πŸ™‚ xo

  • January 19, 2012 Runnermom-jen

    Oh, Alison…so very sweet. And like Galit said, very normal. Enjoy your time with your sweet little Monkey, who will be a great big brother!
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      I’m loving it. Except for the constant begging to tote him around. 35 pounds is no joke πŸ™‚ And thank you Jen.

  • January 19, 2012 Kimberly

    This was beautifully written and totally melted me. Sadly, it’s normal. Fingers crossed that it passes quickly for you.
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Thank you Kim. Knowing it’s normal is reassuring. And scary at the same time!

  • January 19, 2012 Rach (DonutsMama)

    I think regression is so normal in these early years. He’ll figure it out. In the meantime, enjoy the snuggles. It’s what helps me get through the frustrations sometimes.
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      The snuggles get me through yes. I know there won’t be many more years when he wants his Mama, so I’m trying not to complain πŸ™‚

  • January 19, 2012 Yuliya

    What a sweet post! I have no wisdom to impart since I’m an only child and am not working on a second baby yet either…
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Thanks Yuliya! I guess it’d have to be a trial and error thing eh?

  • January 19, 2012 Ann

    Alison, I don’t have an answer for you, but the way you shared Monkey’s “regression” was beautifully written! I suspect he may be aware (based on his actions) and is going to wring every last little bit of attention that he can!

    …that being said – what do I know? Hugs to you, my friend!
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Ann, you claim not to know, but I think you know more than you let on πŸ™‚

  • January 19, 2012 Jessica

    Ohhhh dear…I made it to “he was the one who made me a mother” and I completely lost it. Such a beautiful poem, wow. Enjoy your time with your first baby, he’s so lucky to have such an intuitive, caring mother <3
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Thanks Jessica. I am cherishing this time – I know it’s not going to last forever!

  • January 19, 2012 Jessica

    This is beautiful! Its completely normal. When I was pregnant with C, I had to lie with B in his room until he fell asleep. It was miserable, but it eventually got much better. Hang in there, Mama!
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      It’s so good to know that it’s normal, that others have gone through it and SURVIVED πŸ™‚

  • January 19, 2012 Karin

    As always great writing, Alison.
    I think Monkey’s just trying to find out how far he can go. We had a time ‘Timan’ went to bed without a problem, but between 2 and 3 years old I very often had to hold him in my arms and rock him to sleep and his dad was not allowed in the bedroom :-(. But since he decided to ditch his nap he’s so tired around 8pm he’s sometimes crashes on the sofa or is happy either I or his dad put him to bed and he’s asleep within 2 minutes.
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Someone suggested I ditch his naps but I know he needs it and so do I! He just wants ME to be the one to put him to bed now, as opposed to before when his dad did it. Ah well, I know that it’s not going to last forever, so I’ll just make the best of it!

  • January 19, 2012 Kiddothings

    My toddler (son) didn’t regress. In fact I did. I felt a little sad that I won’t have him as my only baby anymore as the birth of his sibling approached. Again, a case of letting go. But I’ve heard it’s common that they get clingy at this stage.

    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      It’s good to know that it’s common!!

  • January 19, 2012 Kimberly

    This was so sweet and do beautifully written…only a mom with a deep love for her son could write this truly from her soul.
    Enjoy that sweet babe and steal all the snuggles you can.
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Luckily, Monkey is not short on snuggles πŸ™‚

  • January 19, 2012 Maureen

    Awww…my heart goes pitter-patter reading this. So beautifully written. The ‘regression’, it’s just a phase, Alison. Believe me it will get better. When I first dealt with the oh so famous terrible twos I was ready to pull my hair out, my son was constantly stuck to me. Then came three and I wanted to jumped out the window hahaha. Sorry to scare you but I promise you it will get better. πŸ™‚
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Thank you Maureen – for your kind words, assurances and reality check! πŸ™‚

  • January 19, 2012 Barbara

    Such beautifully written. I went through the same phase with mine shortly before the baby came. He became very needy and didn’t want to leave my side. I think even if they don’t know they can sense that things are changing. It does get better! πŸ˜‰
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Thanks Barbara! I believe you, as you’ve been through this so recently πŸ™‚

  • January 19, 2012 Andrea

    This is beautiful Alison! I hope he gets the chance to read it when he’s bigger and can appreciate it πŸ™‚

    My daughter regressed a bit when her little brother was born, and she was just over 2 yo. But nothing serious, and I think it’s pretty normal.
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Thank you Andrea! It’s good to know that it’s perfectly normal. *relief*

  • January 19, 2012 My Inner Chick

    –Mama A.
    You feel so deeply…& you write so beautifully.

    Xx
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      Thank you Kim. As always your words bring me such a warm glow. πŸ™‚

  • January 19, 2012 Natalie

    Awww so true. Enjoy that time! I always think about this with Nolan whenever we have our next one how he’s going to handle sharing the attention.
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    • January 19, 2012 Alison

      And the baby isn’t even here yet. I’m nervous, but I want to give him the benefit of the doubt. I need to believe that he’ll love his baby brother and it’d all be okay πŸ™‚

  • January 19, 2012 Ado

    3 and a half months, really?! Where the h. did all that time go – seems like only yesterday you found out! Gosh – time really flies huh?
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Sometimes I feel like this pregnancy is dragging itself out – sometimes, I’m like, oh man, I’m so not ready!

  • January 19, 2012 angela

    Aw, Monkey! Abbey never really regressed, not even when Dylan was born (she was 23 months). Dylan is regressing a little, both with sleep and just general wanting to be held/carried more (he just turned two.) I love that you’re cherishing it instead of questioning it. He will be back to “normal” soon, but you will only have those moments once.

    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      I know no other way but to cherish these moments, they’re all too fleeting, right?

  • January 19, 2012 Jaime

    There ar emoments when I love my daughter’s regression into babyhood but then I do so love what she does now that she’s a very big girl.
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      I know these moments won’t last, so rather than moan about them, I’ll just cherish them.

  • January 19, 2012 Arnebya

    I sometimes don’t mind the regression (especially when I’m nearing the belief that he will be our last). But then there are the days that I want him to do the things I know he knows how to do but is just refusing. If I were to get pregnant now, he’d be a regressing 3 yr old. I’m sure of it. Good luck to you and this was so warming. Enjoy it all.
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Thank you! I am enjoying it all, as much as it is hard πŸ™‚

  • January 20, 2012 Devan

    The ‘regression’ is normal for babes who are anticipating a big change – he sees it coming. your writing is so beautiful!
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Thank you Devan! It is a relief to hear from many that the ‘regression’ is normal, and will pass.

  • January 20, 2012 Elena

    Beautifully written, Alison. Yes, I definitely think Lanagan did regress when he was 2 – right before Cooper was born. I always said I felt he sensed a change, but what was strange is that the moment Cooper arrived, Lanagan had all-but moved on and was back to his normal routine. I think sometimes sensing the change is a little bit harder for them than the actual change. Who knows if I’m right. πŸ˜‰

    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      I hope you’re right!

  • January 20, 2012 Jen Has A Pen

    I’m eager to see how he adjusts. I think he’s gonna exceed your expectations. He’s a sweet boy. He’ll love being a brother. I wish you guys the best of luck!
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Thank you Jen! I sure hope he exceeds expectations.

  • January 20, 2012 Amanda Austin

    GAH this makes me wanna cry! I hope he does know….if not, he’ll learn. Luckily he’s still really young and won’t remember life without a sibling, most likely — he’ll just remember having a friend right there in his house πŸ™‚
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Sorry to make you wanna cry πŸ™‚ I think you’re right, that he will always remember life WITH a sibling, as opposed to not.

  • January 20, 2012 Kristin

    We’re one and done, but I sometimes wonder what it must be like to be about to become a mom for the second time, knowing that suddenly your time and love will divided equally among two people. It’s a happy time, sure, but itt’s got to be difficult as well. Difficult and scary and uncertain. You’ve captured all of that so well here.
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Thank you Kristin. Most days, I’m sailing by. Others, I’m terrified I will suck as a mother of two. Some days, I think I suck even as a mother of one! I guess it’d be a lifelong learning process, this motherhood thing.

  • January 20, 2012 Laura

    As you know, I relate to this SO easily. It actually makes me feel a little better to know that I’m not the only one going through this. My son was once so independent, he is becoming so needy. I didn’t think he realized at all the implications of my belly growing and the “baby” inside until I showed him the picture of my brand new niece. He gets very excited to see “BABY”s on TV or in pictures, but seeing this picture, and somehow knowing that she was important to us, he just looked at the picture and said “No”.

    Good luck to you as you work through this “stage”.
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      And to you, Laura! It is good to know that we’re not alone πŸ™‚

  • January 20, 2012 Bruna

    I remember when my youngest was born and Little B was 2. We talked about the baby coming and thought we prepared her well enough. There is still an adjustment period when it finally happens. It will take a while for Little Monkey to adapt but things will eventually fall into place and then he won’t know any different.
    It’s all good in the end.
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      I know in my heart he will love Scrumplet. I think he’s just sensing a change and the only way he knows how to deal with it is to be a Mama’s boy πŸ™‚

  • January 20, 2012 jlweinberg/jen

    Oh, Alison, I just love this. My two year old has regressed and we don’t even have a baby coming. I think it’s that normal push-pull of their growing independence. It’s scary & exciting all at the same time.

    Your writing is wonderful! Congratulations on your pregnancy–you will be amazed at how quickly your little guy will embrace being a big brother.
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Thank you for your kind words! Yes, I think it’s the age he is at, as well as the changes that are coming that he probably senses but can’t make sense of. Yet. I have great hopes for him that he’ll make a wonderful big brother.

  • January 20, 2012 Jessica

    The regression will stop – enjoy it. Let him be little. xo
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      I sure hope so! And I am enjoying it, I know it won’t last.

  • January 20, 2012 Shell

    Aw. He’ll always be your baby. Even if he’s not THE baby. πŸ™‚ xo
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Heh, thank you Shell. I think you’re right πŸ™‚

  • January 20, 2012 Jessica

    In response to your question, “yes,” yes he does sense that things are changing around him in ways that he can’t yet articulate or make sense of. I remember for us it was the final month that was the most tough. Just when I felt I needed Nya to be a “big girl,” she showed me that she wasn’t (and couldn’t yet be) that girl. She protested meal times, sleeping independently, not being held, everything. It was stressful for me, but we got through it. My best advice to you? Be patient and go slow with him. The slower you go, the faster he’ll catch on to the idea that in spite of it all, your love for him will never ever change. Hope this helps.
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Jessica, that does help. That reassurance that all will be well. Thank you.

  • January 20, 2012 Mommy2Β’

    That was so sweet. Emotions we as moms have all felt when going from one to two. 3.5 will be here before you know it! πŸ™‚
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      3.5 seems really far away πŸ™‚

  • January 20, 2012 christine

    Aw, he will always be your baby. And even though it might be hard, or an adjustment, as he and his brother grow up they will LOVE having each other. πŸ™‚
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      I do believe that they will love each other, I truly do. Thank you Christine.

  • January 20, 2012 Elizabeth Flora Ross

    My daughter went through this phase also, and there are no other babies coming into this family! πŸ˜‰ She’s our one and only. I think it is just a normal part of development. Be prepared; it is followed shortly by an INTENSE push for independence that most days will knock you over, mentally and emotionally.

    Beautiful post!

    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      I need to order a spine of steel, don’t I? πŸ™‚

      Thank you Elizabeth!

  • January 20, 2012 Kierstyn S.

    Anytime we talk about having another baby, I always wonder what Lily will think, or how I’ll possibly be able to divide up my time. I’m not expecting but I can totally relate to this post!
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      I think the time division will have to be a work of progress and a trial & error thing. It’s difficult t fathom right now when the toddler takes up 100% of my time now!

  • January 20, 2012 Coffee Lovin Mom

    My son was 2 1/2 when my daughter was born – I expected some kind of regression, because I think it’s very normal but there really wasn’t any. That seems like a lifetime ago, thanks for bringing me back.
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Thank you for reading!

  • January 20, 2012 tracy

    Such a hard phase. hugs mama. xo
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Thanks Tracy. I need all the hugs I can get πŸ™‚

  • January 20, 2012 Just Jennifer

    Goodness, I think kids can regress at any age. They go through so many phases! I bet it’s less of a regression, more of him sensing change, like you said. Just keep lovin’ him!
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Loving him is the easiest part πŸ™‚

  • January 20, 2012 JDaniel4s Mom

    What a wonderful time to hug and cuddle before he has to share your arms with another child!
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Yes, that is very true.

  • January 20, 2012 Emmy

    My toddler started climbing out of his crib shortly before the baby was born, which was a good thing as we were planning on switching him to a big bed anyway- but that brought on it’s whole new challenge of keeping him in bed. But somehow we made it.
    Beautifully written.
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      That’d be my goal in mind -we’ll make it somehow πŸ™‚

  • January 21, 2012 Dina

    This is so sweet, I love it! I wonder if he does sense the ramifications of the upcoming change? It makes perfect sense. Enjoy the next few months with him as your only one!
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      I think he does sense changes but he can’t make sense of them!

  • January 21, 2012 Sarcasm Goddess

    Beautiful, Alison. My friend recently had her second child, her first just shy of two years old. She was always an excellent sleeper but as soon as her brother was born she began having trouble sleeping through the night – every night.

    He can probably sense that things are about to change, but it sounds like you are preparing him well and I’m sure he’ll be excited when the baby comes. My friend also bought a present that was “from” the new baby to his older sister.

    Enjoy these last few months just you and your baby (I know you will :)!
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      It’s good to know that this is all normal and that I’m not alone!! And we have definitely planned for a present for Monkey from Scrumplet!

  • January 21, 2012 Julia

    Little boys can be so sweet in the way they love their mama’s. I’m sure he can sense that something is changing in his life.
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      I hope the love never changes πŸ™‚

  • January 21, 2012 Laura

    Oh, this is so hard. Our son also cries and comes out of his room multiple times when it’s bedtime. I think it’s the age and not so much the worry about a sibling, though any life change is bound to produce behavior alterations. Sounds to me like you are a loving, doting mother, and that characteristic will carry your pumpkin through the difficulty of the arrival of a new baby. My mother once said, for an older sibling, bringing home a new baby feels like it might if your husband brought home a girlfriend. It’s like saying, “I love you, sweetie, but I love her, too, and you’re going to have to share me equally.” In the end, children love their siblings more than you could have ever imagined. Your “Monkey” will be great because he has you for a mama!
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Aw, thank you Laura. I do want to be the best Mama, and that’s my fear – that I will suck at being a Mama of two.

  • January 21, 2012 Kristen

    My twins did regress a bit. They are 3 and sometimes want to be carried like a baby. I too indulge them – because Alexander gets so much attention. But … I don’t sleep with them. Although – every once in awhile – when I have one alone, I do indulge. He will adapt. Your heart will grow. It is going to be amazing. xoxo
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      My heart will grow – yes, I’ve heard that. I can’t imagine it, but I think I’ll know and feel it once the baby is here.

  • January 21, 2012 liz

    There was a little bit if back tracking after Maddie came, but not too bad. It was usually silly things like she thought she needed to sit in the bouncer or that baby toys were super interesting to her.
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      So, this too shall pass, right?

  • January 22, 2012 RoryBore

    I love that quote by Sophia…some of the best quotes are so simple, yet profound.
    And yes, all of mine regressed at around age 2. I don’t know if it was because I was pregnant with the next one as well – or if it was just the age. I have 3 kids, and there are 2/1 years between #1 and #2, and the same b/wn #2 and #3. All of mine stopped napping by age 3 so far.
    I would have loved to hold onto that baby stage a little while longer!
    But their closeness in age has also made them very close friends (most of the time), and the older ones have always wanted to help with the youngers. So I pray that yours will be the same for you – because it truly is a delight to watch them help one another.
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    • January 22, 2012 Alison

      Yes, that is my hope, that they are close enough in age to be close, just like my sister and I are.

  • January 23, 2012 Lady Jennie

    (sigh). Beautifully written. I remember when I brought my youngest home, my middle son did not want me to go anywhere near that baby. He wanted me to play puzzles with him and kept pulling me away from the baby’s cries. I think they do know, but he will be an awesome big brother.
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    • January 23, 2012 Alison

      I sure hope so! He’s acting too much like an only child now πŸ™‚

  • January 24, 2012 Minky {stephanie}

    Oh yes, so much yes. And in fact I still crawl into bed with him almost every night until he falls asleep. It’s rough when they know things are changing. Just give Monkey extra snuggles and kisses. He will be fine and he will fall in love with HIS baby. I promise
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    • January 24, 2012 Alison

      I’m rather enjoying the sleeping with him stage again. Though I know it’d be hell when we have to move him back to his own bed really soon.

      And it’s REALLY reassuring to hear from other moms of 2 that it’d all be okay. More than okay. Thank you.

  • January 24, 2012 elizabeth-flourishinprogress

    Cal didn’t regress too much when she turned 2, but guess who did….ME. Oh shame. My brother was born 6 days before my 2nd birthday and when he came home, I literally pushed him aside and told my mom to hold me like a baby. I suddenly wanted to drink from bottles. Yes, yes I’m crazy. I feel so bad now because my brother is a pretty cool dude and I can’t believe he had to put up with my nonsense for like, 6 months.
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    • January 24, 2012 Alison

      Haha, you are hilarious. πŸ™‚

  • January 24, 2012 Jessica

    My toddler is regressing right now and I don’t have a baby on the way. Maybe it’s just their way of trying to hold on to us longer.
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    • January 24, 2012 Alison

      That is a good theory. (welcome back!)

  • January 24, 2012 Mama Track

    Yep, it just keeps coming. My son, who NEVER took a bottle, even as an infant, wants to drink from one now. Good luck!
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    • January 24, 2012 Alison

      Yup, I definitely need the luck! πŸ™‚

  • January 25, 2012 Charlotte

    Annnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnd goosebumps. So very beautiful, this. Thank you for sharing. I’m glad you are making good use of all the precious moments you have now that it’s still just the two of you. And I look forward to reading how everyone handles a new baby in the house. I think you’ll all adjust quite nicely. XOXO
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    • January 25, 2012 Alison

      Thank you Charlotte. I really hope so too πŸ™‚

  • January 25, 2012 Elaine

    Yes, he knows in some way. But I’m so glad you 2 are soaking up this time together. xo
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    • January 25, 2012 Alison

      Me too!

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