Want a good cry? Listen to this song, You’re Gonna Miss This, by Trace Adkins.

She was starin’ out the window of their SUV
Complanin’, sayin’ "I can’t wait to turn 18"
She said, "I’ll make my own money, and I’ll make my own rules"
Mamma put the car in park out there in front of the school
Then she kissed her head and said, "I was just like you.

But you’re gonna miss this
You’re gonna want this back
You’re gonna wish these days hadn’t gone by so fast
These are some good times
So take a good look around
You may not know it now
But you’re gonna miss this."

A few years later she’s a brand new bride
In a one-bedroom apartment, and her daddy stops by
He tells her, "It’s a nice place"
She says "It’ll do for now"
Starts talking about babies and buyin’ a house
Daddy shakes his head and says, "Baby, just slow down"

‘Cause you’re gonna miss this
You’re gonna want this back
You’re gonna wish these days hadn’t gone by so fast
These are some good times
So take a good look around
You may not know it now
But you’re gonna miss this."

Five years later there’s a plumber he’s workin’ on the water heater
Dog’s barkin’, phone’s ringin’
One kid’s cryin’, one kid’s screamin’
She keeps apologizin’
But he says "They don’t bother me.
I’ve got 2 babies of my own.
One’s 36, one’s 23.
And it’s hard to believe, but …

You’re gonna miss this
You’re gonna want this back
You’re gonna wish these days hadn’t gone by so fast
These are some good times
So take a good look around
You may not know it now
But you’re gonna miss this…"

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