The last weeks brought significant change for us. Lucia lost her first (and second!) tooth, and Adrian began a formal nursery program. He tried to run away when it was time to enter (my tears that day were NOT anticipated!), but he returned to me with a smile and a silly first day of school hat. My little guy appears to be incredibly happy, like his big sister who loves her new first grade teacher.
Thankfully, the changes that come with childhood growth are so incredible – otherwise, I would be paralyzed by leaving the baby years behind. And although I love the fluidity of summer, I find myself excited about fall and the fresh start of a new school year.
For the first time, I’m remembering what it’s like to be on my own for a bit of time.
My baby birds are growing up, and I have some flying of my own to do.