If you are like most of us, you are vigorously working, busy keeping schedules, and enthusiastically trying to be the best caregivers of your children, homes, perhaps pets, and even partners. When you are immersed in the day-to-day routine of raising a child, it is hard to believe that time is passing so quickly; the years of childhood are quickly scooting by. Before you know it, this wondrous being that is your child will be grown and gone.
You can attempt to slow things down by making a “Magic of Childhood” list. By making a list, you are being intentional about celebrating the joy of time spent being with your child. Include on the list all of those things you want to do while your child is still young. Maybe things like:
Take a break from the rushing and mundane. Bask in the wonder and delight that is childhood. What can you check off your list today?