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It's hard on a man when work pulls him away from his wife and children

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There isn't a better view than this.

The view that is

YOU

wrapped up in

our CHILDREN.

It's all your fault.

Well, I blame them, too.

It's all of yall's fault that I am obsessed with this real-life image of the four of you embracing, not just each other, but

life, love, and lessons.

It's hard on a man when work pulls him away from his wife and children.

And, it's hard for a woman when work and the kids pull her best friend away from her.

But, it's hardest on the kiddos who are enthralled with Daddy, and, if they had their choice, would always receive the value of his presence.

You see, though, when a mama is doing a good job mama-ing, those kiddos -- who still miss Daddy a plethora, of course -- get by just the same thanks to a mother who knows how to love those youngsters just how Daddy would, and will once again, once work eases up.

A mama who reminds her children that if Papa Bear could be home and with them all of the time, he would be and that ALL of his hard work serves one vital purpose -- to help him provide for them as best he can.

Sure, sunsets are pretty to look at, and so are flowers and art masterpieces, but the absolute most magnificent thing I've ever seen, and probably ever will, is our KIDS in love with YOU and YOU in love with our KIDS.

These days are the best days and these views, well, they are incomparable.

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