Everyone says, as they grow older, things like, “how time flies”, “blink and you’ve missed it”, ” it doesn’t seem 5 minutes since…”
All these old sayings are just, oh so true
All the children I have loved. All the young teens I have supported, whose company I’ve enjoyed; whose tears and laughter I have shared. All those youngster, some whose nappies I have changed; whose teenaged excesses I have cleared; whose birthday cakes I have baked.
Those I have had the pleasure of having visit my home; who have had sleep-overs with my own son.
All of those teens, this year , all turn(ed) 18. They are spreading their wings. Driving their cars; leaving their family homes; going to university; beginning to earn their own money.
I love them all and am so proud of them. I hope that , as adults they will remain part of my life; sharing their new stories and allowing me the honour of watching their futures unfold….