Tuesday, September 28, 2010

x is for kisses

X: For kisses. Lots.

Each day is interspersed with cuddles and kisses.

Madison will hop on my lap and tell me he loves me. Then he'll ask for a kiss and then promptly wipe it off. It's his new thing. I think he's trying to be cool. And is hoping for a reaction.

Noah is a very, very busy boy. But throughout the day he'll hop up on my lap for his kiss dose, pretend he doesn't like it, but bring his cheek closer to my face for a little bit more (complete with cute smirk). And then he promptly hops back down to get back on with his discovering.

And every night after stories are read, prayers said, and nappies on, there's my favourite time.

Kiss time.

My eldest son says with his cute little lisp, "Mummy, give me lots and lots of lots of kisses!"

And I do. He is smothered. He giggles. I tickle. He kisses back. We do Butterfly Kisses (eyelashes on cheeks) and Maori ones (nose to nose) too. Noah joins in for a piece of the action as well.

There is nothing I hate about this time. Listening to those adorable infectious giggles and kissing those chubby, velvet cheeks. It's my favourite time of the day where nothing else matters except the overwhelming love I have for my beautiful boys.

The A-Z of Parenting Tips were inspired by this article in the Courier Mail.


  1. We're in the 100s of kisses at the moment. I didn't think there was any age more affectionate than the 2 - 3 year olds and then Max turned 6 and he can't get enough love. He's adorable. Kisses are adorable. Your alphabet is adorable. x

  2. Oh shucks Maxabella. You're TOO sweet! As is your boy MaxiTaxi. I'm so excited to hear that there will possibly be more kisses to come for the next few years yet - YAY! xx

  3. This post is just gorgeous. Enjoy all the kisses and cuddles as it does ebb away...of course its replaced by good stuff too. Little ones are just so affectionate its fabulous.

  4. what a delightful read - I share your love of kisses and more kisses - my kids know if they put their face next to mine - it will surely be kissed! I get through my day with lots of hugs and kisses from all my kids - I don't know what I will do when they leave home!!! so sweet and lovely your thoughts - thanks naomi

  5. Hooray for gorgeous kisses from the little people!

  6. My grown and married kids still give me kisses on th cheek and i love just as much as ever!
    I am your newest Follower, hope you can stop by for a visit!

    Thanks, Becky Jane
    Raising kids can be a lot like weeding the rose bed...well worth it, but...OUCH!


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