We hear it all the time: kids only need our love and attention. It's such a truism that I think it just keeps living inside our heads without ever reaching our hearts. Growing up with two loving parents who were overly stressed about providing that they sometimes forgot all was needed was their presence, I feel this strong desire to help others see the beauty in just being together, and enjoying the time spent with each other. In all the chaos of this fast-paced world, I feel lucky to witness the gift of being present at least for a few moments, and more than grateful if those moments can become memories for a lifetime.

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