“A portrait of my children once a week, every week, in 2014.”
Lillia: This week you were busy, busy, busy. I feel like I don’t see you as much as I used to! Between your dance classes, and your art after school, and your playdates, and your homework, well, there’s not a lot of room for me in there! As I’m sitting here thinking about what to write I’m realizing that I don’t really know what you did this week. I need to make sure that we have time together, too, even if it’s just a few minutes to say “hi, how was your day?” I can see how easy it is to grow distant from one’s children as they get older, since their lives become so full of other things. I want to make sure we stay close.
Zane: Hooray! You are healthy again! This week you really enjoyed taking a walk in the woods with me and daddy. You and I go out there often, but having daddy along was a special treat. You were keen to lead us, since you know the paths well, and you really enjoyed showing him all of your favorite things along the way. We are so lucky to have those beautiful woods right here behind our house!