Life's Special Moments - Parker's First Time On A Two Wheel Bicycle
Have you ever looked back at your childhood and remember certain events quite vividly ? These can be simple things such as your first day at school (when I hugged my Mom's leg as the teacher said it was time for us to go to class) or winning the 9 year old baseball championship and feeling like it was the greatest event in the world.
I remember my first time on a bicycle. My best friend growing up, Tim Briggs, and I raced each other down our street. Each one of us had our new training wheels as we peddled our 40 lbs bikes down the street. I can remember that day like it was yesterday.
The other day, Parker, asked me to take off his training wheels. "I want to go on two wheels," Parker said. I had raised his training wheels for the past few weeks, but I was surprised he wanted to do take them off completely. I took a lot of pictures of this event.
Teaching your son how to ride a bicycle is something that you only do once it your life.
It was a quite a special day to me.
Parker caught on pretty quick. I walked behind him and tried to balance him as became more and more confident.
You can just see the look of excitement in his face.
After about 20 minutes, he was riding on his own.
He is still working on stopping and starting, but every day he gets better.