He looked me straight in the eyes and said, “If I can give you one piece of advice in life it’s this: play with your kids. Get down on the ground, push them in the swing, run around in the yard. Because one minute you’re down on the floor, roaring like a dinosaur, and the next minute they’re grown and gone. And it happens in an instant. So just be sure you enjoy them.”
I never forgot.
Read the rest of my newest post–on presence and parenthood–over on Happy, Healthy Family, the LüSa Organics blog.
You can find it here.