One of the great things about having kids is getting to see the world through their eyes. I am a very goal orientated person, most of the time. I have a task to do . . . I do it. . . . and move on. But it is not so easy to do that with 3 boys.
The other day we went to a local pond to find more milkweed for our Monarch Caterpillar. My intent was to walk over, get the milkweed and go home. But as the boys started to pick up every stick they saw and hurl it into the pond, our mission, luckily, changed a bit.
It is funny, but when you are so focused on one thing, you typically miss a lot of beauty around you. Thankfully, that day we didn't. And, thankfully, I have three precious boys that slow me down enough so that I can see it.
And here's the proof . . .