the gift of time …

Abby wrote this wonderful post about spending time with her oldest boy and how much she cherishes that time …

One of the things I think about now and again is all the incredible one-on-one time I got to spend with our oldest in the first few years of her life.

We did everything together.

We went to the zoo.

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We went shopping.

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We went on road trips.

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Nature walks.

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Swimming.

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We even did yoga together.

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And I can honestly say that (next to my mom), she’s my best friend.  I know I’ll never love anyone the same way.  And I feel so blessed that we have had this time …

At the same time, I think … I don’t have the same opportunities with our little guy.

We just aren’t alone that much.

Either the sis is around.

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Or the dad.

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Or both.

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There’s rarely a moment when it’s just me and my favorite little man.

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But we’re working on it.

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Because I love him like no other, too.  And I don’t want to wake up one day and realize how much we might have missed.

– Jeanne

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