As I took full advantage of some one on one time with my youngest today I realized something...
I am so busy taking care of her and her siblings that I forget to really see them. I looked at her this evening and realized that although I had picked her up many times, talked to her, kissed her and even read to her, I hadn't really spent time looking into her eyes today.
Those sweet bright beautiful blue eyes, I had scurried through day and missed my chance to enjoy the light that shines from them.
There are so many needs that must be met, as I work to make sure that everyone is well cared for I am often robbed of truly enjoying each moment. Days tick by so fast, before I realize it a day is over then a week and eventually months. When I look through our pictures I am taken aback at how quickly my little ones are changing. Oh how their changes escape me on a daily basis but their pictures serve as a bitter sweet reminder.
I wish I could grab hold of time and stretch it out to my liking. I would be able to absorb the beauty of every moment, never missing a single detail of their lives. I can see this life flying by at an out of control pace, each day blends into the next.
So until I find the magic button that will slow down the hands of time,
I will do my best to not just look at my children tomorrow but truly see them....
before they have a chance to change again!