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Old 06-10-2011, 07:56 PM - Thread Starter
 
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This weekend is my oldest daughter's 16th birthday. Tomorrow is her Sweet Sixteen party. I feel like falling apart...so emotional and my wee bald baby is now almost grown up!! All you moms with only little kids and first-time moms, believe me it goes by SO FAST, life is so busy, and the day-to-day living is just gone in the blink of an eye. When you hear old people say kids grow up so fast, it's really true. It doesn't feel so long ago I was feeling her hiccups inside me, in labor with her, and pushing her out and nursing her and rocking her and watching her sleep. omg :( Treasure every minute you can!!

 

And then I think I have this to do again in 18 months, and again in 9 years, and again a little over 16 yrs from now LOL


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Old 06-11-2011, 01:21 PM
 
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I was just thinking how freakishly fast my daughter went from 6 to very nearly 8, now.  Like, where on earth did those 2 years go?!?  And if that's how fast it goes with a young child, how much faster will it feel once she's growing into her teens??  At any rate, I believe you.  I swear time speeds up with every year that passes, until suddenly a year seems like a month or two at best.  Definitely a good reason to savor those little short moments with a brand new baby.  Before you know it, they're walking, talking, going to school...

 

Sigh.


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OP, I know how you feel. My oldest just graduated high school greensad.gif . It goes by VERY fast!

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Old 06-13-2011, 09:25 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Congratulations on the graduation! My 16 year old is starting school this fall after being homeschooled her whole life, and so is my 8 year old, this year is full of major changes!! Is your new adult child going off to college? A close neighbor's daughter is moving to college in the fall, I can't imagine how she must feel!!


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No, he has no plans to go to college. He's thinking the military, which DH & I hope he chooses. I'm also sending my girls to school this fall as well. They are 9 & 7, and have never been to sschool. I just can't handle HSing with newborn twins! I hate doing it, but I think they will do great. Mama has her limits!

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