Nancy Shields

Huntington, United States

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When you look at your child with their eyes of brown or blue
Your heart feels with pride, you see, I did the same thing too
When joy overcomes you and quickly steals your breathe
As their arms reach out for you, when they take their first step
You think of how much you love them, and couldn’t possibly love them more
But each day you find it’s stronger and harder to watch them walk out your door
You feel like your heart is broken and has fallen to your feet
And without their loving presence, well, you feel so incomplete
The days are so short and time seems to flash by
Remember, these precious moments serve to strengthen your family ties
Each moment you spend and make with your child
Is an open invitation to create a lasting memory, and a lifetime of smiles

From baby’s first step to walking down the isle
You feel you’ve lost them for good, though you shared so many miles
Your heart once again feels like the heaviness of an anvil
The steps they now are taking is one you know that you can’t travel
A flood of precious memories flash before your eyes
As you feel the pride of teardrops falling from your eyes
Even though it’s hard for us to sometimes say goodbye
You have helped to make these moments, and the love you feel inside

Written and Composed By:
Nancy Bailey-Whitmore-Shields
Copyright © 2008

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