Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Kids are a Good Thing

Did you have a nice Thanksgiving?
One of my older kids snapped this picture of the "babies" (Though they aren't babies anymore.) It cracked me up because Juh-juh (as he is jokingly called) looks so much like a nice little young man, and then there is.... Well, she's kind of a madcap that girl. 

They are so fun, those little people. They grow up so fast. I'm so thankful for our little kids. They keep us young. I was walking around the neighborhood and I glimpsed in a window what looked like a dinner party with a bunch of adults. But the light was only on in the kitchen/dining room. The rest of the house was dark. It seemed so... odd! To have a bunch of adults sitting and talking and no children anywhere! No thumping upstairs? No loud music wafting up from the basement? 

I hope my life is never empty of children. They give us fresh eyes, keep us mentally flexible I think as we get older we want to settle down to our own comfortable answers and stop thinking quite so much. But the kids keep us on our toes. They don't accept those pat answers! We think we know, they aren't so sure. We have to prove it to them. It's hard, but good for us. 

Kids are a rather good thing. 

1 comment:

  1. Super cute picture! We are in that stage of life where we don't have any little children around anymore. Even my sister's children are getting big. All my children are older but not old enough to have children of their own yet. So...where to find some children????? :)