I have been on this journey of adulthood for a while now, but I never really consider myself an adult until I started dating my husband. Once we
, it was all over for me. Settling into life as an adult meant paying bills and having to sacrifice your wants over someone else’s wants. This is never truer than when you become a . Settling into adult life means babies and sometimes not having enough money for those extras. But these sacrifices are well worth the price when your son or daughter calls you Mommy or Daddy for the first time. Every time they say they love you and each little hug and kiss as time goes by makes it worth it as well. Cherish these times because they grow up way to fast. It just seems like yesterday, we were embarking on our life as newly married couple, awaiting the birth of Maddie (our first), and then adding to our family with Mikaela and Gracie. Now my girls are 17, 14, and 10 and I look back and ask myself where did the time go? And how can I get the time back? So if you are embarking on this journey of adulthood, embrace it with all you have because life goes by too quickly.