These six blinks of an eye --- these few hurried years --- and the little girl is growing into a little lady. She gets two parties --- the second tomorrow where she'll swim, play, eat and open presents.
I wonder what she'll remember from all of this attention and excitement. Her history has been amply recorded by yours truly. That helps jog the memory. But even with the pictures, your memory fails to recall most of your young and wonder-ful years. Mine, at least.
This current generation of kids will be the most photographed of any to this point. They will have a much more detailed link to their forgotten childhood than we had. Will they be more thankful for it?
More importantly, will they remember the loving direction we gave them? Will they remember to love others, to be truthful, to keep their word, to work hard? "Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6