Wordful Wednesday – Growing Up

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Grace and I were discussing this morning that next year the kids will be going to 3 different schools.  She’ll be in HIGH SCHOOL, Emma will be in junior high and the boys will still be in elementary school.  I looked over at her and she looked so grown up and I rolled the words HIGH SCHOOL around in my head and I really almost threw up.

How did so much time pass that I almost have a HIGH SCHOOLER?   How did my little girls go from this to young women?  I know it’s the lament of parents all over the world but seriously.   How does this happen?  I want my babies back, even if it’s just for a few minutes.  I miss those baby smells and fat arms and legs and tummies.

the girls

 

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    I know exactly how you feel. Next year, get this….I will have one in COLLEGE, one in high school (10th grade), two in middle school (6th and 8th), and one in elementary (4th). There should be some special award for that, don’t you think??

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    There is NO WAY you will have a high schooler! WHAT? They look too young to be getting that big. Dangit, does that mean I am getting old when I say that?

    You have beautiful girls and that is a gorgeous photo of them. I guess I can’t say much about growing up since my barely grown-up daughter made me a young grandmother. :-)

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    says

    I am there with you, Angie, absolutely. Oldest starting ninth, middle heading to sixth, and the boy in K. Three different schools, all starting and ending at the SAME TIME. I’m trying not to think about the logistics of it all. And I look at them, both of them nearly my height, the oldest practially eye level with me, and the middle girl who is nearly three years younger, only a few inches shorter. It’s amazing. And breathtaking. And saddening. And if only, if only, if I could do it all over but still be able to enjoy right now (and so the cycle goes of my wanting them as babies but enjoying them as tweens but really truly wanting them again as babies).

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