Monday, June 20, 2011
She's spreading her wings
And leaving the nest...........
My baby girl, Mariah will be 20 in September has decided to leave the nest. Im sad about this today and having a hard time dealing with it. She's not moving far, but it's the whole concept of her actually moving out and being independent and not needing me anymore that has me sad. When did she grow up on me? It just seems like yesterday that she was this little girl that I dressed up in frilly dresses and hair bows.
And now she is this woman, like she grew up right before my eyes and I didnt see it coming. When did she get so grown up and independent? It's like it happened over night. I didn't think that this day would be here so soon. with her going to college close to home, I just assumed that she would live with me for several more years yet. But an apportunity came up to move in with some friends and the rent is pretty cheap, so she decided that she wants to take that LEAP in life and become even more independent.
Here she is all grown up.
I know I posted this lay out about a month ago or so, but its the most recent layout/picture that I have of her.
On the flip site my son who will be 18 in August is super excited that his sister is moving out because he gets to move his bedroom down stairs. And now that he will be downstairs I actually have the option of taking his bedroom and making it into a scrap room, but...........the mothering side of me says not to jump right in there because what if she needs to move back home? So we will leave the room alone for now......because you never know.
Anyways.........thanks for listening..............Im just a bit SAD today. :(