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Mom's Longing For “Ordinary Days” After Losing Her Son to Cancer Will Change Your Perspective on the Mundane

Posted On: Oct 18, 2018   |   Posted By: Pop Sugar

Mom's Longing For “Ordinary Days” After Losing Her Son to Cancer Will Change Your Perspective on the Mundane

Heather Duckworth didn't realize that she was in a season of "good old days" until her world turned upside down in an instant when her son was diagnosed with cancer. In the days following her son's diagnosis, Heather spent long nights in the hospital with him, away from her three other kids, longing for the "ordinary days" - the normal, mundane days that made up her "old life."
Although Heather looks back now on the days of taking care of her son as a privilege, the mom penned a poignant piece reflecting on those ordinary days of her family's life before her son passed away, and her words will make you hold tight to the mundane routines we're all guilty of complaining about and taking for granted.
"Those normal, mundane days mean life is good. It means everyone is healthy. It means all is well."
"Before my son got sick, the days were long and busy. And they felt so monotonous. .. take care of kids, fix meals, pick up kids, clean up, play time, wash clothes, read stories, repeat," she wrote on her Facebook...

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