There are so many clichés about how becoming a parent changes you - all the things we can learn from our children and how wonderful it is to see the world through fresh eyes. And yet as cheesy as it may sound, most of them hold pretty true. Of course it comes in good company with sleep deprivation, exhaustion, lack of any ‘me’ time and whole new world of worries - but yes, it is indeed all worth it. As my son’s about to turn two, it seems only appropriate to reflect on some of the things I’ve observed and learned from him already.
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There is no turning back time. The images below of three sisters hit me like a ton of bricks. The old saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words, but truthfully, these photographs leave me at the keyboard wondering what to even type as a first sentence. So I’ve looked these three images over dozens of times and I’m still working on wrangling the emotions that come flooding in when I glance at them individually and then as a whole. Powerful, powerful stuff.