37 thoughts on “The First Time I Saw Her

  1. Oh dear, my son is almost a teenager ๐Ÿ˜‰ Our love for our children never changes, but it doesn’t mean it’s easy to live with them all the time, does it?

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    • Oh no! It doesn’t mean it’s easy. To be honest, my youngest is almost 24, so this is partly memory. ๐Ÿ™‚

      The sentiments, though, are true throughout our children’s lives. My mother keeps telling me, (and I’m a grandfather to 12 of her great-grandchildren), that she worries about me! So, it never ends. Only this afternoon, she reminded me of that ๐Ÿ™‚

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  2. My daughter will leave home for university next fall so I can relate to this. I’m already dreading all of the empty space her absence will create, but thankful she will be only a couple hours away.

    This was really lovely!

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