Uncategorized

Holding On/Letting Go

Time really does fly.
Now they are 20yrs, 19yrs, 17yrs, and 15yrs -still it seems like only yesterday that they were babies…

Thisblackwomansopinion's Blog

image

image

image

image

You knew this time was coming. 

 When they were little – you couldn’t wait for it. 

There were those who warned you – but you didn’t listen.  You couldn’t wait “until they were older.”

When other parents sided up next to you and yours, smiled and said  – “enjoy them as they are” – you  thought they were insane.

You wanted this part to “hurry up”  be over. 

Now, you understand all too well what they meant. 

I know certainly do. 

I have come to realize, that holding on (all too often) means letting go. Parents  have to let their children go.  Inasmuch as we would like to protect them from the all the ills the world has to offer, “holding on” too tightly prevents children from gaining the experiences necessary to become the people they were meant to be.

They were 6yrs, 5yrs, 3yrs, and 1yr old. I took  them…

View original post 788 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s