If Only – Happy New Year
“Toot toot tooooooooooottttttt!!!”
“Naku daddy, gising na anak mo at nanggigising na.” Ricky chuckled then kissed his wife.
“Good morning sweetheart.”
“Good morning!” And she kissed him too.
“Mommy! Open the door.” Sky demanded.
“Naku, mas demanding kay baby Sean ah.”
“Daddy, nagmana sa’yo kaya wag ka na magreklamo. Pagbuksan mo na at di titigil yan. Papakita lang nya ung trumpet nya.”
But Ricky didn’t move and instead embraced his wife. Maya chuckled.
“Sweetheart, ano ka ba. Ako na tatayo kung tinatamad ka.”
Ricky just hug her tighter. Maya kissed him on the lips.
“ummmm mwah! Okay na daddy? Pwede mo na pagbuksan ung anak mo?”
<dramatic sigh> “Do I have to?”
“Yes po. Mamaya si Sean na ang hihingi ng atensyon.”
“Fine, fine.” Ricky grumbles and heads towards the door as Maya lay back and smile.
Sky burst inside once the door opened.
“Mommy! Mommy! Look!” He showed his trumpet and blow it. Ricky shook his head but smiled.
“Wow! Your good at it Sky. But you have to stop now. You can do it later on. Okay?”
“Yesh mommy.” Sky then was about to leave.
“Ah, where are you going mister? Hmmm? You haven’t greet mommy good morning yet.”
“Oooppps.” Sky cheekily grinned and scrambled to get up on the bed. He kissed his mom on the cheek and gave her a hug. Of course daddy wouldn’t want to be left.
“How about daddy?”
Sky turned to his dad who was already on the bed too and gave him the same.
“Naku, may nauna na naman.” Luke jokingly commented. The rest of them were already by the door.
Nikki was carrying baby Sean and carefully walks to the bed and laid him.
“Baby Sean wants to say good morning too mom and dad. Hi Sky.”
“Hi ate Nikki. Hello baby Sean.” Sky gave his baby brother a sweet kiss.
“I want too.” His ate Nikki protested, making the cute little boy giggle.
“me too, me too!” Sunshine now on the bed as well with Abby.
“Hay, sarap naman na gising to. Good morning sa mga magaganda at mga gwapo naming anak.”
Luke, Nikki and Abby took turns to kiss their mom and dad. Sunshine being the last, embraced her mom tight while kissing her on the cheeks. Then she turned to her dad who was waiting for his turn. Then baby Sean feeling left behind, cried.
“No, no, no Sean. Kuya Sky is here.” Sky sweetly cooed and baby Sean was as though looking at him had stopped crying.
“love you Sean.” Sunshine said and kissed him.
“Awww, ang sweet ng kambal.”
“Oo nga ate Abby. They may be makukulit pero super sweet.”
“Wag lang magmana sa’yo.”
“Kuya! You’re so g-r-r-r-.”
“g-r-r-r-r.” Sunshine mimicked her.
“hahaha..we got a little Nikki here.” Maya jested.
“Grabe ka kuya!”
“O enough na, baka magkapikunan pa kayo magkapatid. Mag-ready na kayo at ng makapag-breakfast na tayo. After that, get ready for the mass.”
“Okay po dad.” Abby answered.
The kids piled out of the room with Sky giving last kisses to their parents and baby bunso.
“Sweetheart, ang sweet talaga ng mga bata.”
“Of course, mana sa akin.”
“hahaha.. sweetheart, last mo na yan. Tara na mag-ayos at marami pa tayong gagawin. I’m excited for the coming year. I just wish for good health and safety of our family. I can’t think of anything else to ask for. Kaw sweetheart?” Maya said and asked while fixing baby Sean. Ricky embraced her from the back halting her from what she was doing.
“You here with me is and will always be enough. You are the very reason why we have this wonderful family and I cannot thank God enough for giving you in my life. I love you more and more each day. So to say I’m contented is an understatement. I am more than contented with what I have right now, no other wishes.”
Maya was of course crying. She faced her husband and gave him a lingering kiss.
“I love you sweetheart. Grabe ka, pinapaiyak mo ko lagi.”
Ricky chuckled and give her a smack.
“Let’s go.” Ricky assisted Maya, who was holding baby Sean, out of their room.
They went out with more love in their hearts. The love they will have to welcome the New Year.
Happy New Year everyone! Keep safe! J