My husband has been focused on transferring all of our home videos to DVD. “Those tapes won’t last forever!” It is so much fun watching them when they were little; the way they walked, the way they talked, those adorable little things they did. It’s so easy to forget. We spent the evening trying to figure out their ages in certain clips or what year it was.
How old are my children you ask? They are 5 and 6.5 yrs old. Doesn’t seem long enough to have forgotten these things does it…….. but it is. It feels like a million years ago that they were babies. And it also seems like just yesterday.
It was so sweet watching Sara tell Dad about a goose “fedder” she had found and how she couldn’t pick it up because it was dirty. And to hear Scott tell us about the “leakybug” ladybug he had found and watch his little 2yr-waddle. They grow so fast and times get so busy that it’s too easy to just push on through and overlook the little things that gave us such joy when they were little.
So my goal……and my challenge to you and your family who read with me…..is to slow down and enjoy the little things with my children every day. Even when the days are cloudy (and with children, there are quite a few), always strive to find at least one ray of sunshine to brighten your day.