This post is from a fellow blogger and awesome dad that I have the privilege to know and be mentored by. He hit the nail square on its head with this post, echoing exactly how I am feeling today.
The kids went back to school this morning. There were new clothes, a special breakfast, prayers and pictures in the driveway, and two kids looking older than they did just yesterday.
Every parent knows the bittersweet blend of joy in growth and sadness at time passing. Being home with them during their breaks is a tremendous blessing, but the time passes so quickly. I blinked again, and summer has ended.
I love being a father. I love taking care of my kids, playing with them, helping them learn and grow. I love figuring out some adventure or experiment for us, building things with them, and talking with them.
This summer was wonderful, but it was much too fast again. There were a few more things I would’ve liked to do with them, from picnics and fishing to bike rides and expanding our tree fort. Rocket cars were built but still await launch. Those…
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