In today's society it is becoming more and more the norm to have children over the age of 30 or not even at all. I however decided to have them young, having my son when I was just 23 years old. And no it wasn't an accident but a decision my husband of the time and I wanted more than anything. And certainly a decision I don't regret today.
Don't get me wrong there have been moments when I think that having waited would of allowed me more liberty and freedom to trial and error but for me that doesn't out weigh the advantages of having them young.
They are like little sponges, and even mirrors. I don't think anyone can deny that the more love you give them the more love they will give you in return, and what can be better than that. I don't think anything quit prepares you for no longer keeping up with current affairs, Netflix recommending just children's films, and when you have to eat your dinner incredibly fast or with one hand, but I wouldn't change any of that for my 2 new best friends.
Let's just say my kids haven't held me back but opened my life to a whole new world. As two amazing mini mes we enjoy endless time together. No longer do I have to find a friend to pull off to an event or activity as I know my kids would be more than happy to go. Yes they can suck the life out of you, but because you spend all your energy investing into their spirit and souls. I find it funny and have never laughed so much when my daughter takes endless photos with my iPhone or when they tickle me to death on a lazy Sunday morning.
My children are the reason I get up in the morning and drive towards my dreams. I want them to dream big and live large. Being young and passionate means that they can see it in action as I shape my life myself. They have kept me going through hard times and been the best of friends a young mom could ever ask for.
Now be wary, the power of cuteness is formidable and hard to resist, you risk to get great pleasure from making them happy and you will never be able to watch a film with a child being kidnapped or killed ever again. Being a young mom I believe enables me to still have enough energy to enjoy a child's true spirit, understand the fashions fads and toys of the moment and still even sometimes enjoy playing with them too. I feel close enough to be almost considered a friend and understand what they are going through. And I won't deny that me being just 45 years old when they are all grown up does excite me too.