I got thinking about when was the best age in my life. Looking back on the last 50 years, some days I wish I were ten years old, playing and swimming all summer... Then I thought, no, being 17 with my first car and freedom to drive myself to the beach was the best… Then came college, marriage, and then babies… Surely this was the best age, playing with them, taking care of my home and family. Then came all the fun with having older children, watching them grow and become independent. Surely this was the best age!
Well, now I believe today is the best age! I finally get to see the fruits of having been a hands-on mom, and seeing the result of stressing to our children, "Do things in the right order: graduate, get a job, live on your own, then get married and have children. Life is hard enough doing these things out of order, but it is far easier to do them in order." Our kids are now out on their own, thriving and moving forward with their lives in the proper order!
Today is the best age, because each day, I feel I have a little more wisdom than before, more gratitude to God for the blessings he has given me, and more joy with my life. Dr. Laura, thank you for all you do to support us and encourage us to do the right thing!
The Best Age in My Life
The Dr. Laura Call of the Day Podcast