Do you ever feel like just yelling STOP? So that time could just stand still for a second, and you can take everything in that your kids are learning, doing, and remember them for the rest of your life. Everything seems to be happening so fast, and I can't beleive how big my boys are getting.
The things that I was only dreaming of them doing a few years ago are happening, and it just seems so surreal.
Today, Gavin was learning to ride his bike without the help of his training wheels. It seems like only yesterday we were trying to get him to peddal his little trike, and now Chase was walking that same trike around trying to catch up with the big boys on their bikes. Where, oh where is the time going?
Some days it seems like things would be so much easier if they were just a little older and self sufficient, but the truth is the older they get the more I miss their dependance on me. The more I want to hold them close and cuddle with them, and protect them from all the things out in the world. It's all so bitter-sweet.
And a few of the other boys too