We do not remember days,
we remember moments.
- Cesare Pavese
I became a grandmother six days ago. In one word – Wow! To hold my precious grandson for the very first time was a pivotal moment in my life. He was born only three days before my son, the new daddy, turned twenty four. How time has flown.
As a parent, your time is taken up with adjusting to the new family member. Sleep is minimal and you spend your time juggling household chores with the baby’s needs.
As a grandparent, nothing matters except the child. You are older and wiser. You know how quickly time passes. You know what’s important.
Today, I held my grandson, talked to him, inhaled his wondrous scent. What a gift. I will treasure these moments, store them away in my memory, and in years to come, I will remember.