Just driving along yesterday, on the way to the grocery store for our daily trip, Louden pops out
"I miss our dog, Sissy, she was black.
And I'm sad I didn't get to meet your Mom when I was five".
What do you say? I just replied "me too, buddy, but this is the life we were given".
Right on track, Keegan adds "And your dad".
At 5 years old, they've already had to learn life's hardest lesson. Not that they quite fully understand, but they know more than they should.