Where does 12 years disappear to? Twelve years ago, I was huge and 7 days past my due date – willing with all my power for Vince to come out of me. He didn’t show up until 2 days later. Now he’s closer to leaving home than to the date of his birth. I just want to keep this time forever! My kids are not little anymore, but they aren’t grown-ups yet either. They still want me to snuggle with them and tuck them in at night.