I have never been a mom who worried about milestones. When Abby went to kindergarten, I didn’t get teary. She was supposed to go. When she went to high school, got her license and then onto college I was always so proud…but never weepy. I never wished for time to standstill. To me, our role as parents is to prepare your children to survive without you and be adults. Even though I blinked and my little girl went from 9-months to 19-years faster than I thought possible. One minute she was in kindergarten, then next she was on a plane to a life none of us expected.
We rejoiced, so proud to be parents of a child not afraid to go out and see what the world has to offer, if you are willing to try.Continue reading