I’ve mentioned before that we raised a couple of my younger cousins for several years and that they’ve always been like my own children. With two boys (and sometimes three or four if the other younger cousins were with us), those years were busy and hectic, but it was definitely a time we’ll always treasure.
The oldest of the two boys, Jumper, graduated from the 6th grade recently. I can’t believe how fast time has gone by. It seems like it was just yesterday that he was still in diapers, and now he’ll be in high school next year. Wow, I’ve never felt so old.
Congratulations Jumper! We’re all so proud of you.