Today is harder

Today is harder. Today things are more real. The reality of long days spent with just my kids for the next couple weeks induces a sort of claustrophobia. There’s no escape. No one to babysit, no one to provide relief. I know that Brooks will go to school soon and then it will just be…

My heart hurts

I’m alone at the moment. It might be the first time that I’ve been totally alone since Brett came home. I was/am so excited to have him home but his return meant that our move is imminent -this dark, looming hole that I cannot see the bottom of. For the longest time it’s just been…

Goodbyes are sad…

“…beginnings are scary, endings are usually sad, but it’s the middle that counts the most.” – Hope Floats My lovely friend reminded me of this quote yesterday in between sharing hilarious clips of her life with children and our shared internal dialogue that surely it’s not too early to start drinking. She saved me from…