The other day I looked at my beautiful six-year-old daughter carefully tending to her baby doll and had a somewhat morbid thought: what would happen if I was no longer here to mother her?
This might be a little PTSD from the quarantined times we’re currently walking through, or it might be a relatable feeling for a lot of mothers. We all want to live full and complete lives with our children. We all want to live long enough to know they’ll be okay.
So I started to jot down a few things I’d want my daughter to always remember in my absence, but quickly I realized this list wasn’t just for a six-year-old, it was for me too.
This world is so busy it’s easy to lose track of the beauty. It becomes natural to coast by instead of truly connecting. But if we slow down long enough to look, …