I am sitting at the park contemplating my life while one of my grandchildren were to be born at the hospital. This is only 1 of 3 of the grandchildren that will be born this summer. Today my daughter-in-law is delivering her 3rd girl. My other daughter will be delivering a boy in 2 weeks, giving her 3 boys and 1 girl. The 3rd grand baby expected this summer is my other daughter-in-law that will be having her 7th child at the end of August. They are not sure if they are having a boy or girl yet. That makes a grand total of 14 grandchildren for this happy grandma.
Wow! Where did the years go? Some of the best years of my life were raising, teaching and enjoying my children. Now I find that I love and enjoy my grandchildren as much as I did my children, even though busy schedules can limit time.
I am so glad to have had the opportunity of being a mother. It comes with so many blessings and fun memories. As I sit at the park and watch the children and young adults I recall similar experiences I shared with my children over the years. I find myself feeling like I am in a time warp. How did all those years go by so quickly? Something that gives me peace of mind as a mother is having no regrets. I enjoyed my children fully and my life decisions were based on what would be best for them.
I heard on the radio a new song that talks about looking back and seeing all that she has been blessed with. I was overwhelmed as I heard her words and felt the same way. I try to enjoy each of my days to the fullest and look forward to opportunities and memories that I continue to create with my beautiful children and grand children. Is this my life… yes I am truly blessed.