Welcome To Publisher's Corner. Past Memories, Staying Present.

Time Marches And Before You Know It Your Babes Are Graduating.

By Melissa Shrader Editor Publisher Loveland Macaroni Kid May 24, 2021


My kiddo is going into 5 grade and I find myself looking back as much, sometimes more than looking forward. Knowing those sweet baby days are gone makes me sad, but it's so sweet to remember all those precious moments. Singing in the rain doing a dance-off for me spinning and twirling with her umbrella. The first time she saw a butterfly. The first time she successfully flew a kite on her own, graduating first grade  

 This year she’s gone through immense changes and more are on the way! I’ve watched her grow like a weed and mature in ways I thought wouldn’t be for another year or two. It’s amazing to watch. Knowing some of the changes that are coming is exciting. I can't wait to see the next steps in her life.
The future is uncertain and isn’t easy to second guess what may come. We all have dreams for our kids. Both ones we've created and the ones we've seen our kids create for themselves. The present is a magical time to see how those dreams will begin to take form.
 It is challenging and exhilarating. Shining moments are created. Memories that will live on for years throughout everything that happens. Making those memories will be as bittersweet when our babies go to college, get married, begin their lives with their little ones. (In any order that is how their lives unfold).
These sweet moments and memories are how we make it through tough times and give our kids inspiration for their lives. 

Remember the past, Live in the Present, and Create a wonderful future.

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Melissa Shrader 

Editor and Publisher Loveland Macaroni Kid

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