I want it NOW! I often say my kids live in the now. What matters to them most, is what is happening right now. Can they have the PS4 controller – now. Can they have a snack – now. Can so and so play at our house – now! But I think that is most of us. We are so focussed on what we have to do today. What we have to do tomorrow. What we have planned for the future. It is easy to forget what has gone before. The events, experiences and relationships that made us who we are today.
When the clock went blurry. It started within hours of my first son, Jack, being born. I remember looking at the clock on the wall in my hospital room and as hard as I tried, I couldn’t read the clockface. The numbers were all blurry. ‘I can’t see properly.’ Mum had been sitting next to me looking concerned, ‘What was that Suzie?’ I had been awake for close to 48 hours. Jack’s love of attention grabbing entrances started early. There had been an induction, labour and an emerg