I Miss Having Kids Around

Today my husband and I went to go see one of his students dance in a special recital:

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Seeing all the cute little kids dressed up in their costumes and dancing made me really miss having kids around. I used to be almost constantly surrounded by kids between foster parenting, volunteering with the kids at our old church, and working in the school system as a teacher’s assistant/aide. My favorite age of kids to work with were always the younger ones, 3-4 years old to around 6 or 7, although I bonded well with kids of almost any age.

At this point, I don’t know if my physical/mental health will ever consistently improve to the point that I can do those things again, but I miss them. I am thankful for the experiences and memories though.

17 thoughts on “I Miss Having Kids Around

  1. I’m glad you got to go to the dance recital, but I can see why times like this make you miss the way things were, and children do have such a special quality, that boundless joy that can make life so much brighter. Those memories will always be there to be cherished. And never say never where the future is concerned πŸ™‚
    Caz xx

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