Tomorrow I will be in Atlanta watching my son graduate, already the emotions range from intense pride to relief. The wheel of life rolls on. It seems only yesterday we were playing in the paddling pool, doing scouts, making forts and dressing as pirates. He is ready.
To raise a child who is comfortable enough to leave you means you have done your job. They are not ours to keep but to teach to soar on their own. Anon
I find myself with an empty bedroom, tidied for his return or the occasional visitor. Our memories are forever, our relationship is now one of equals and he knows the door and my heart is always open.
Parents can only give good advice, or put them on the right path but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. Anne Frank
Both of us can walk forward with confidence into new chapters of our lives.
The horizon leans forward offering you space to place new steps of change. Maya Angelou
Both of us can now
Start where you are, use what you have and do what you can. Arthur Ashe
Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is not. Walt Disney