I often wish I could slow down time; to savor each and every minute with you all just a bit longer. I have loved every stage of your childhood thus far and have so many favorite memories of each age when I think back on your short lives. This week as I walked into the kitchen, I realized that this is becoming a "new" familiar sight. The two of you are able to do more for yourselves. You are able to do things you once needed me to do for you. It is a blessing to watch you grow more independent and to be able to help me in new ways around the house. And with this image, I am once again reminded of how special each day truly is.