Nobody ever tells you when you’re holding that precious baby that one day he’ll stop giving you those hair-pulling hugs, sticky hand holds, and slobbery kisses.
The closest thing you’ll ever hear is something obscure like, “It goes by so fast”. When you’re in it, it doesn’t go by so fast. The days are long, made only longer by your over-tired baby’s refusal to sleep. You’re tapped out physically and emotionally and as much as you adore your baby you wish – even if only momentarily – that time would pass a little faster. And then one day, quite unexpectedly, you realize that it has. And it hurts…[read more]