Sunday, July 31, 2011

I've been sucker-punched.........


You know that feeling, right?!?!? You're going about your usual business when all of a sudden you're hit hard in the chest (or face)...your breathe is taken away...you stumble backwards, etc.

Well, I was definitely sucker-punched when I took a minute to look at this........
***Can you see those black lines on the door jam?

This is the growth chart that we've been keeping up with since we've lived in this house. Say what?!?!? My tow-headed little boy has really grown that much?!??

And Miss Lil is right there behind him!!!


Ouch, my heart hurts! Yes, as a parent we want our kids to grow and mature and progress; but we (well me, anyway) also want to have that little bundle to kiss and cuddle and hold on tight to FOREVER!

It's amazing to me how the growth is kinda over-looked as you go about your daily life; but when you stop and look at these markings on the closet door...well, I can physically see my little ones growing up.

I'm taking this as my reminder to soak it in and not rush the day, months, etc. I want to watch the fun that is contained in each inch marked on that door and hold on to the moments as they come and go!

***Ahhhh, my loves!!!!!!

Inch by inch~
Laurie

1 comment:

The Hill Family said...

Laurie! I know exactly how you feel. I get the breath knocked out of me every year when school starts back. It usually takes me a month to recover. Not kidding.

Holding tight too.

jill