Yesterday was a day made special 7 years ago and I wanted Brayden to experience it with me. With my parents, we took Brayden to the gravesite of a very dear friend to say our hello just like we do every year on the anniversary of his death. It was a little different this year because after we shed our tears and blew our kisses, we headed to a park we saw on the way in. A park that was packed with ducks. I mean, how can you not stop at a park that looks like this??
Of course we had to stop and chase these ducks!
Brayden loved running after them and sounded like a broken record saying "duck, duck, duck.." (*On a side note, I am very thankful that the way Brayden says "duck" actually sounds the way it's supposed to. That could be bad!!)
After chasing the ducks, it was obviously time to crunch all the fallen leaves. He wasn't very interested in throwing them but he definitely loved running through them.
On a day like that, it's important to remember to enjoy the small things in life, like chasing ducks and crunching fallen leaves. You never know when your time will end so soak up every last moment of love you can find, spend the time playing with little kids instead of doing the dishes or cleaning the floors. Those things can wait...our lives don't wait for us. So go chase some ducks!! GO!