23 April 2008

Conversation with Maddie

[Maddie is standing in the corner of the playroom, a faraway look on her face.]

"Maddie, what are you thinking about?"
"Daddy."
"Really? It's nice to think about Daddy. What are you remembering?"
"Um . . . Daddy?"
"That's great, Lovey. You keep on thinking about Daddy. Daddy loves you very much."

23 comments:

Das kleine BrĂ¼llen said...

*sigh*... now you made my cry... so sweet....

Sylvie said...

Oh, very sweet, made me cry

Anne said...

How precious. So glad she shared that with you!

django's mommy said...

so sweet. love that.

Mar said...

Oh, that's just...oh. Made me cry too. She really KNOWS, doesn't she. I hope you and Maddie will have many more moments like that one.

Cass said...

That's so sweet - tears are streaming down my face.

Jolene said...

Incredible. What a moment. I can't believe she said that...and I loved your response. That was beautiful.

nina said...

ah...cry...

so sweet

Aunt Becky said...

*sighs*

What a sweet baby girl.

Julia said...

This is so sweet and so hard.
I hope you had an extra latte after that just for making it through.

Anonymous said...

COL (cry out loud)

Catizhere said...

Big squishy hugs to you and Maddie

sheilah said...

That makes me happy and sad at the same time...

BrooklynGirl said...

That is so many different kinds of heartbreaking.

moo said...

so sweet ...

Mama Nabi said...

Oh... sweet Maddie. Can she please get a big tight hug from her auntie Mama Nabi today?

Rachel said...

Tearing up at my computer here. So sweet.

winecat said...

oohhh

debangel said...

::sob:: yes, honey, he certainly does. Daddy must be very proud of his entire sweet family.

Eliza said...

I still remember the way you wrote about Maddie waving "bye-bye-bye" at the crematorium...sweet girl. I've heard that they retain memories better if you talk about them, so I'm glad you two had this little conversation--hopefully if you keep talking about Daddy she'll hold onto the memories.

Kerrie said...

Precious, precious little girl...

Superha said...

another crier over here. sweet indeed.

McKennaLee said...

tears....flowing. so sweet