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What started out as a site to update on our daughter's cancer has thankfully grown into a site to update on our beautiful family of four. Enjoy our journey...

Saturday, August 29, 2009


I was reading a magazine today as both kids were napping...yes, at the same time!!!!! And I wanted to share two things with someone, so I thought this was the best place!! The first one I actually cut out and tapped to my kitchen door so I can see it and be reminded each morning as I (all to soon) rush out to work each morning...

Relish These Days (about preschoolers)
Your children grow and return to visit me with their long legs, grown-up teeth, and first-grade readers tucked under their arms, and the little kid is gone forever. Don't stress about little things that will pass, like when she'll learn to tie her shoes or when he'll stop sucking his thumb. Instead, revel in the innocent, fleeting happiness that is life with a preschooler.

Written by a cancer survivor/patient
I just don't see the use in dwelling on the what-ifs anymore. If I've learned anything form my cancer experiences, it's that you never know what will be thrown in your lap tomorrow, and obsessing doesn't help. But I am thinking about how luck I am that I am that I Get to have another baby, that Alex gets to get a big brother, ad that there is life - a lot of life- after cancer.


Rachelle said...

Thank you for sharing these wonderful words Brenda - you brought tears to my eyes! We have to enjoy the little moments because all too soon they will be gone! Just yesterday John was my little preschooler and now he's off driving his car and playing varsity football. Where does the time go? I am going to copy this and tape it to my kitchen door too!

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Grma and Grmpa Preister said...

Amen. Amen.

The Hudcaps said...

Amen!! I wish I could tattoo that on my eyeballs!! Thanks. Now I also need one for grade schoolers.