Monday, November 10, 2008

I Blinked

I'm not sure if it was the way that Morgan looked at me the other night, cocked her head, and then started telling me a story about school...

or Tanner telling me the other night that "I don't like change!" (SOOOO like his father)

or looking at different kindergartens* for next year...

but over the last few days, I looked at my children, and I didn't see toddlers anymore. I didn't see little kids...I just saw kids. Kids who make their own decisions, take care of many of their own needs, children who have these vivid imaginations. And I realized that they aren't my babies anyomore...they're my "kids".

* Yes, really, looking at kindergartens. Our school district offers "school of choice" which means that we don't have to go to our "home school". We'll be enrolling at another nearby elementary school. Sign-up begins 11/17. Can't believe that kindergarten starts in 9 months. GULP.