My 2 year old is a snuggler. He has been a snuggler from birth, and he hasn't outgrown it yet. Somewhere just before the age of one, he started rubbing our arms when he was tired or snuggling. We didn't realize it until we pulled out our long sleeves for that Fall after he turned one, and he started trying to get his hands up our sleeves.
2 yo G still rubs our arms, and he still needs lots of lap-time. It's easy to get frustrated when he's wanting to be held again, or when he's trying to get his hands up my sleeve while I'm working. But I try to remind myself this is a short time. Soon he'll be 6 or 9 and too busy being a ninja or jedi (like his brothers now) to want to snuggle with me.
So today, I'm thankful for toddler snuggles to treasure.
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