The craziest thing happened recently.
Within a few short moments, the clippers emerged victorious. The job at hand was complete.The seat once occupied by my beautiful, blond, baby boy was filled by a dark, bouncing preschooler.
Difficult, it was, to process. My mind was overloaded by the concept. I was torn. I'm so thankful for this child grinning up at me, and yet, fighting desperation. I wanted to rake the blond wisps from the floor and somehow return them to their rightful position.
So, this is what it feels like to leave this stage in life, to watch your youngest child transform. It's sad but not at all unpleasant. Once again, I find myself thankful.....