Missing Me

Last night, I returned home from a 5 day trip to New Orleans just a little bit after midnight. The kids were all fast asleep in their beds. That didn’t stop me from heading to each of their rooms to see their most beautiful faces. I tried to wake Gabby up, because she had made me promise to wake her up when I got home. She wouldn’t budge. So, I kissed her forehead and headed to the kitchen for a glass of water before I went to bed.
At the edge of the sofa, I noticed a piece of paper covered in familiar hand writing. I picked it up and began to read.
I can’t stop looking at your fase. How precious, I thought to myself.
I turned the piece of paper over to see if she had written on the other side.
She kept that photo close to her while I was gone because she missed me. She couldn’t stop looking at my face.
It feels good to be loved like that.

13 thoughts on “Missing Me

  1. Lindsay

    I love it!!! Do you know we have TWO of those Chuck E. Cheese pictures with each of the little ones and me on our refrigerator right now? So cute. Gabby is SUCH a sweetie. 🙂

  2. Jackie

    love it! You have to save that note just incase she becomes one of THOSE teens that get sassy from time to time and say she never wants to see you again… then you can be all… oh yeah, oh yeah, well i have proof you do… BAM! haha

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