Slow Down Mummy - Sunday Inspiration

by - Sunday, December 29, 2013

Now that the holidays are drawing to a close, take a moment to appreciate this touching poem by Rebekah Knight which you may have seen in circulation on Facebook:

Slow down mummy, there is no need to rush,
Slow down mummy, what is all the fuss?
Slow down mummy, make yourself a cup tea.
Slow down mummy, come and spend some time with me. 
Slow down mummy, let's put our boots on and go out for a walk,
Let's kick at piles of leaves, and smile and laugh and talk.
Slow down mummy, you look ever so tired,
Come sit and snuggle under the duvet and rest with me a while. 
Slow down mummy, those dirty dishes can wait,
Slow down mummy, let's have some fun, let's bake a cake!
Slow down mummy I know you work a lot,
But sometimes mummy, its nice when you just stop. 
Sit with us a minute,
And listen to our day,
Spend a cherished moment,
Because our childhood is not here to stay! 

If you enjoyed this poem, be sure to take a peek at Rebekah Knight's website or Facebook page, from which you can purchase custom prints of this poem and other beautiful keepsakes.

Photo credit: dr_tr, via Flickr

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