Friday, February 1, 2008

Sense of Accomplishment

I am very lucky to have kids who love to accomplish things. This past month was chock filled with this. Oldest teen made the First Honor Roll for the second semester this year and made the JV baseball team. Younger teen made a 3.3 GPA and made the track team. Princess learned how to tie her shoes! And little toddler is moving right along with his potty training. He goes all of the time now and is really enthusiastic to be doing it like a big boy. It looks like it is time to go out and buy him some big boy underwear and say bye-bye to the diaper stage.

It's natural for me to find these milestones bittersweet. They remind me that they are getting older and while my head knows these things are going to happen, my heart has not caught up yet.

So for now we take lots of photos and I take it all in. The enjoyment of watching the happiness on my kids' faces when they do a good job thrills me more than anything.

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