it felt like the changing of seasons. it felt different and completely the same. subtle changes.
no long stroller rides. no need to put babies down for naps. no movies. no sippy cups. no bedtime routines.
it was effortless. sunscreen and water. lots of water. they were content in the sand for hours. running ashore to show me sand crabs and grab a snack.
she laid on her belly down the shore and talked to herself and made drip castles.
he ran along the shore and rolled in the sand and i wiped sand out of his eyes and he didn't cry.
it was the changing of the tide. and that's where we are in life too.