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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Missing something(s)

My girls spent the night with Grandma/Granddad and 4 Aunts & Uncles tonight. They could not be happier.

I got to drive home in a quiet car with my husband and stop at Yogurtland without having to buy my kids yogurt with gummy bears on it. When we got home, I was able to get out of the van without the kids "hiding", or fighting over something, or screaming on the way in.

All of these things were great.

But when I walked by their rooms and saw them empty.... I too was empty. A break from kids is always so nice. I enjoy the peace and quiet. But I also realize the emptiness when they aren't around...they complete me.

4 comments:

The Craftypigs said...

Colin's my completeness too however, I would see a bed that didn't need to be made, meals that don't have to cooked, a bath that got skipped, no Disney Channel noise, and a moment of quiet with JD.

Lyonslove said...

Amen to that!

Pot Liquor said...

Separation anxiety is a...... cow! :)

SingingShrink said...

yeah. looking forward to that next level of completeness sometime in the next few years