We grandparents who are miles away miss so many milestones in our grandkids’ lives. Unlike our in-town counterparts, chances are we will miss some of the following: birthdays, first smile, wiggly tooth, riding a bike without training wheels, first Trick or Treat night, first day of school, dance recitals — wait, I’m stopping this list. It’s too depressing.
So you know how excited The Mister and I are to be in town when Sebastian took his first steps. He was a crawler when we arrived … and within days of the first steps, now makes walking his movement of choice. The photo above is Sebastian perfecting his new skill!
We shouldn’t be too terribly surprised at his consideration. After all, in 2019 his Mommy was already in labor with him as we boarded an airplane to his house — but Sebastian waited until we arrived to be born.
So, considerate guy that he is, he remained a crawler even over his first birthday in August. He waited until Gram and Grandpa were in town to give us yet another reason to be thrilled we made the cross country road trip to be here.
Someday I will let him know he has to wait for his First Date until we’re here.
What big events have you been able to attend in your grandchild’s life? Share with us in the Comments section below.