Friday, July 1, 2011

So I had a good little cry yesterday...

So I had an emotional week... do you blame me?

These children of mine despite frequent requests from me to stop...

They keep growing up.

It all started with this.

What is my 7 year old doing going to an amusement park (and on rides) without me? sigh.

Then it got worse...

My second born graduated kindergarten.

he got his diploma and everything...

see how happy he was - arms raised!
bless her heart, she survived 2 out of 3 Heaslip boys :)

and then, the icing on the cake...

My baby moved out of his crib.


the sobbing could not be contained. Yes... I know, he's three, he really should've been in a bed long ago, but it worked - and it was one of those convertible ones, so it really was a toddler bed... i know, stop making excuses, I was keeping him my baby as long as I could... do you blame me?

Look at those cheeks!

Not only that, but he moved into a "Bunt bed" mommy... he's so excited.

and now his old room is ready for one of our 2 Korean boys to move in for part of July.

So we're officially into the next season, my heart is full. It was very bittersweet to finish up at a school we love, but we are ready for the next chapters. One being homeschooling and the other being hosting international students in our home.

...and I'm sure once I've used up the box of kleenex on my tears, I'll be emotionally ready for it :)

oh, and by the way - HAPPY CANADA DAY!!!

Pool Party, BBQ and Fireworks, here we come! (that'll cheer me up fo sho)


Cheryl said...

Aw, Tammy. It was a big day for you! It's not easy to see our babies growing up but good to see that you're enjoying the time you have with them. You're a fantastic Mom!!!
Love ya,

Melissa said...

They grow so very fast! My oldest daughter will be 13! this summer! I am not old enough to have a teenager! Weren't we teens not so long ago?? Your boys are adorable! Enjoy them while they are still young!

Estelle said...

Aw, Tammara! I read not too long ago that when we cry, it's our way of letting go. :) Now on to the next season/adventure! ♥ you!

Sprout said...

love this! the next chapter will be so great as well!

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