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Will My Children Ever Grow Up?

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

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If you are the parents of young children, you may think that they will never grow up. Housework, laundry, meal preparations, taxi driving, homeschooling... the list goes on and on and only seems to multiply.
I remember complaining to my husband, "Why do I have to remind our children over and over again, several times throughout the day?
Put your dishes in the sink: Wash your hand before you eat. Put your toys away after you are done playing with them. Turn off the light when you leave a room. Say please and thank you. Flush the toilet when you are done. Don't feed the dog from the table.  Close the door behind you when you go outside. Did you remember to feed the dog? Respect other's things....Ask permission before you take. Share because you want others to share with you. If you take it out, put it away. The list goes on and on.......  It is so very exhausting.
I remember looking forward to the days when I wouldn't have to repeat myself over and over again, dress them, bathe them, carry them everywhere, go through the huge bedtime routine. I look back and see how much I missed by looking ahead to what I wished for rather than looking at the abundant blessings that God had given every moment of every day!
Nichole Norsemen's song reminds me that our children will not slow down. No matter how hard we try to control it, we cannot slow down or stop their growth. BUT, there is one thing that we can control,..... ourselves. We can slow down.
Please take advice from this mom. SLOW DOWN! Enjoy every moment!  I remember those days very well. They can be so difficult!! Days seem to drag by, but the reality is they are racing by at a speed at is unstoppable. You will blink your eyes and your children will be grown. (I just found out that I am going to be a grandma!)
As you contemplate time and blessing with your children, you will be encouraged by Deborah Wuehler and goals to remember as we love and nurture our Blessings.
What do you wish you could go back and do over?


Michelle Osborn is a homeschool mom of four. Three homeschool graduates and one teenager at home. She is the owner of Yellow House Book Rental, a service to homeschool families


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