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.

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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 🙂
    Caz xx

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