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    Wednesday
    Jun072017

    On firsts and embracing new experiences

    My grandsons had "a day of firsts" on Monday, Megan shared on social media that day.

    Brayden embarked on his first overnight church camp experience...

    boy going to camp

    And Declan attended Vacation Bible School for the very first time...

    toddler at VBS

    Though he didn't go to camp and had attended VBS in the past, Camden had his first taste of being the one and only go-to big brother for Declan to rely on at VBS — as well as at home — while biggest bro Bray is away...

    boy at VBS

    The photos Megan shared showing the boys' enthusiasm for their firsts seemed to me like ideal images to accompany words of wisdom on embracing whatever new experiences come our way — regardless of one's age!

    life experiences quote

    discover unexpected quote

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    Could there be more adorable inspiration than my go-get-em grands?

    Not in my experience!

    Today's question:

    What firsts have you recently embraced... or rejected?

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    Just the cutest boys these are! - but grandma already knows that! They look so happy doing "big kid stuff!"
    I have fond memories of volunteering at our VBS weeks. Last Sunday there was an appeal for help for this year's event. I suppose it might have been a "first" for a grandma to sign up, but I declined. I need every ounce of energy to keep up with my own grandkids these days!

    June 7, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterJoyce
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