Mackenzie you capture

{You Capture} Body Parts

March 13, 2011

Sometimes I stand by Mackenzie’s crib while she’s sleeping and hold her hand.

She looks so small and vulnerable and alone in there, and I want to pick her up and hold her close. But I don’t do it because I also want her to sleep.

So instead, I slip my finger inside her fist, and she immediately grabs on. She tightens her little fingers around my one big one, and I wrap my hand around hers. So she knows I’m there and she is not alone.

It has become a habit. When she’s nursing, when she’s in her car seat, when she’s in the Becco — wherever we are, I always hold her hand.

For more of this week’s You Capture posts, click here. Next week’s topic is Emotion – in Black and White. That will be a challenge!

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