Friday, April 29, 2005

my children; my blessings

my little "bubba" began pre-school yesterday. mommy got him up and dressed, gave him breakfast and daddy drove him to school for his first day.

he hung up his coat in his cubby (with teacher's help), played with instruments during circle time, and ate all of his snack, then rode the big boy bus home.

today, both of my children were at school by 9:00am. i'm feeling funny and happy all at the same time. my little girl knows how to brush her teeth and hair and can't wait to go to day care where she will eventually get on the bus to be taken to kindergarten. and now, my little boy...

i told my daughter last night that she was growing up too fast. "do you wish i could stay a baby?" she asked. "no," i told her. "i just wish you and your brother would slow down!"

it's one of the joys and pains of being a mom. your children grow up, they get bigger, smarter, able to do things that there weren't able to do just yesterday. you ask: where did the time go? weren't they babies in my arms just a moment ago? oh how i love them! oh what joy and blessing they are.

ad i can't wait to hear all about their day.

3 comments:

RickinVa said...

Enjoy them cats because time does indeed fly by...

Our youngest is less than 4 weeks from graduating from high school... which I find to be just incredible...

And in August, me and the missus will be empy nesters...

Unbelievable...

Seems like just yesterday we were seeing them off to go to daycare or preschool...

Sigh...

I'm getting so damned old... (at 45)...

Heh...

Sue said...

ditto what rick said cats...they do grow up quickly.

our boys are 23 and 21!!! how the heck did that happen so fast???

i'm so proud of my sons and so thankful that they are healthy, and that by some miracle of grace, survived our parental learning curve quite well.

i hear ya rick on the age thing...i'll be 46 this summer.

OMG said...

Very nice cats. I remember well, seems so long ago and yes it goes fast.

The night before my youngest's 8th birthday I asked him if he was looking forward to being 8? he began to cry and when i asked him why he said, "I'll never be 7 again!" There is a lot to ponder in that!

"and vivian followed."

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