I have just one daughter that I wake up for school now & I was just thinking this morning, after calling her for the 7th or 8th time & feeling frustrated.... that I may one day miss this interaction with my baby girl.
She's 13 & definitely capable of getting herself up, but somehow we haven't yet let go of this ritual. Her older sister doesn't need me to wake her. In fact, she's the one who prods the rest of us to keep moving & get where we're headed on time. After giving it some thought & feeling these precious mornings w/my girls counting themselves down...... I'm going to check myself on the frustration and consider it a Joy that will all too soon be gone.