Years ago, when I took drivers ed, the instructor warned us about hydroplaning. That’s the phenomenon that happens when you’re driving on a wet road and a layer of water builds up between the wheels and pavement. If it happens to all the wheels at once, your car could get out of control.
Oftentimes I feel as if I am hydroplaning through life, zooming ahead and trying to get it all done, with never enough precious moments with my family.
When I look back, though, there are definitely times that stand out—ones that are embedded in the photo album of my mind, where I can so clearly picture my children’s smile, laugh or delight when we were doing something together as a family. They’re often the occasions my children remember and talk about, too.
These are among the most memorable family moments for us. What’s on your list?
Photo source: Thinkstock/Jochen Sand
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