“Cherish these days because the time…” Let me stop you right there. If the next words to escape your lips are “just flies,” I may snap. Here's a different take on the way that time moves when you're a mother.
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Are we holding our children back? In the past 80-100 years, society has started holding children back with an artificial extension of childhood, instead of empowering them forward toward purpose and adulthood.
Perfection in parenting is nearly impossible to measure. God, the Perfect Parent, sets the perfect example. But we will always fall short because our attitudes, desires and intentions are not always as perfect as His. However, one of the many lessons from our perfect Godly Parent that we can focus on perfecting is our exactness.
My sister-in-law once told me that she would rather go through all of the drama and aches and irritations of the third trimester twice, than have to go through the fourth trimester—a term that was new to me at the time. Those first three months with a new baby have been dear ones and I wouldn’t trade them for anything, but they have also been some of the hardest of my whole life.