Motherhood, mental illness and beyond

Contentment

In the dark I hear your breathing; calm, soft and deep. I hear your quiet murmurs as you dream. Your small body, heavy with sleep, is nestled against mine and I curl protectively around you as you stir. I lay a soothing hand on your chest; your small hand clutches at mine, gripping tightly then loosening as you trustingly relax back into sleep.

You are warm. You are safe. You are loved.

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  1. Beautiful and very touching =]

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