“Allow yourself to be proud of yourself and all the progress you’ve made. Especially the progress no one else can see.” ~Unknown
My then four-month old daughter was laughing hysterically as she wiggled around on the ground on her back, with her arms flailing to the side. Her brother was four at the time and he kept launching himself out of our king-size bed onto pillows beside her. He’d land with a thud and a loud “oof,” cracking himself up,and she would break out in hysterics right with him.
I heard my voice in the background of the video, light-hearted and sweet, encouraging them both: “Look at you two! You’re making her laugh. It isn’t a thing’t he such a great big brother, cutie. Look at you!”
I didn’t sound like me. I sounded like a character in a movie.
I played a part.
I fell into the rabbit hole and watched video after videos of my children when they were babies. They were stored on an older hard drive that I kept hidden in a drawer. I hadn’t taken that drive out in a long time.
Too many memories There is a time in my past that I have tried to forget.
I was beckoned back by it. I was invited to go down memory lane ,…