Middle man turns 3

Monday, 11 February 2013

Middle man turns 3


I would love to tell you that after a lovely afternoon, I tucked middle man in bed, read him his 3 stories (Pirate, Train Driver and Fireman) and kissed him goodnight, wishing him a lovely nights sleep, on the last night he would be 2.

That would be a lie.

He had had the mother of all tantrums over a haircut - that he never ended up having. He went to bed early with only 1 story (Train Driver) and told that he would have no TV tomorrow.

Luckily as he turns 3 tomorrow the terrible twos will be over. Or at least that is what I am trying to convince myself. Now that middle man has been asleep for a couple of hours, I am remembering the gorgeous little pickle that I know and love - rather than the devil reincarnated that he sometimes appears to be. So Middle man here's a little poem for you x



Goodnight my gorgeous two year old
Go rest your weary head
Tomorrow you are a three year old
When you jump out of bed

This years gone far too quickly
You have grown into a boy
You love your Doc McStuffins
But don't like to share your toys

You raid the fridge for apples
You eat them all day long
I love that you get excited
When you think you're really strong


You try to be a big man
You say you're "scared" to get a cuddle
Whenever it's a rainy day
You love to jump in puddles



You tell me I'm you're best friend
Well you're my best friend too
I love you gorgeous middle man
Happy Third Birthday to you!



Linking up for Victoria's Prose for thought seeing as I haven't wrote a poem in years and I quite like this one!


10 comments:

  1. Lovely poem Lou x Faye

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  2. That is such a lovely poem! Sorry to tell you the terrible twos just transform into something else, we're currently living with a threenager!

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    1. Noooooooo I really don't remember big man being like this.

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  3. How very cute! So pleased you managed to drudge up an ounce of nostalgia and emotion for your little boy, despite the bad day you've had! How I remember these days....I hope tomorrow is a better one and I'm sure he will be so excited that his lack of TV privileges wont matter a jot! If it's any consolation, by Tween has given me a hell of a day too - it doesn't get any easier!

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  4. That's such a lovely poem! And that cake is epic :D

    Hope little man has a lovely birthday xx

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  5. This is a great poem, one day your little man will read this and see what he really means to you and he'll know you were the best Mum :), thank you so much for linking up xx

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    1. And I hope he had a wonderful birthday :) x

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  6. Beautiful poem, hope he had a lovely birthday! If you enjoy reading and writing poetry, you should check out my Wednesday Words Linky. xx

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