All Set To Fly

As I was thinking, today, of how fast time flies and about our boys growing up too fast, I was reminded of this post. I can’t believe it’s been over 2 years since I wrote this, and now, we have a 15 year old and an almost eleven year old. Cherish the time you have…it’s like sand slipping through your fingertips… ❤️

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I watched as my 12 year old walked into school the first day of seventh grade. He had on his favorite shoes, his uniform shorts and shirt; his laptop strapped across his back, and his wheeled backpack handle tight within his grasp. As I looked on, I saw a young man entering that building full of confidence and dreams. I realized in that moment, I could have just as easily have been watching him board an international airline destined for the other side of the world.

He is growing up so very fast. The past two years have seemed quite like a whirlwind…maybe more accurately, a hurricane. Don’t misunderstand these have been wonderful years full of fun, wonder, excitement, adventures, questions, dreams and, yes, maybe a few tears…of course, those have probably been more from my eyes than anyone else’s! Yet, it still feels like a hurricane when I think of how fast…

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