Last night as I was cuddling in bed with my 3 year old, he cut the cheese. I told him he was gross, he giggled, and I asked him, "What do you say?" He said, "Ixcuse me!".
I was a little taken back. Because usually he says, "Mee mee" for excuse me. I pondered my growing son. How fast its going by. I thought of my other children, the eldest going off to middle school, the girls becoming little young ladies. I thought to myself that it should make me more sad to see them all growing up so fast. Knowing that I will never have them little again. But I didn't feel sad. I knew I would reflect this time, and the years before and miss them at their young ages. But no sadness. I believe that it is because of what I Know. That families are eternal. The children will ALWAYS be my children. When this earthly life ends. I will still be their mom. We will work and act as the family unit we are. I love that! I love my family. I love watching them grow. And I love that even though Summer Vacation hasn't technically started, (Thursday is last day), I will be excited when they go back to school.