Arissa posted a picture to Instagram earlier tonight. As I was flipping through my news feed I saw her name and scrolled a little bit further to see the photo. And I audibly gasped. Where there used to be a gap tooth, frizzy haired cutie there is now a stunning young lady. She is as kind as she is smart. She is as tender as she is beautiful. She is a friend to all, polite and caring. I've watched her grow into the person she is yet when I see photos like this? There are tears in my eyes and a lump in my throat.
I need time to stop. My babies are growing up and will be branching out and leaving the nest way too soon.