This resonated with me as this month- I blinked and my lovely daughter is now licensed and rolling to places independently and my wonderful son is now a preteen actually in double digits for years.
Both are growing into wonderful, kind and funny, beautiful young adults – but ahhh where did the time go?
Did I really live in each moment and truly, absolutely treasure the moments? Or did I rush to clean the house or mop the floor and do all 100 things that had to be done?
I blinked. . .
When I opened my eyes I was responsible for four precious human beings.
As they sit, all in a row, they look like an image of a life cycle you would find in a magazine; infant, baby, toddler and pre-schooler. One charming little boy followed by the three beautiful, graceful little girls adorned in pink with large bows atop of their silky hair. During this time I was on my feet all hours of the night and desperately trying to keep up throughout the day.
I grew weary, filled with exhaustion, until my eyes felt so heavy, I blinked . . .
When I opened my eyes the eldest two children were standing tall, with their sacks slung on their backs, waving their small hands bye bye as they lift their foot on the step of the long, yellow painted bus…
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