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The wonder of parenthood and what it brings is an amazing thing. From the time of your child's birth, on into adulthood you are forever wondering about this and that, or at least I am.
I often wonder to the fact that when my kids were small, I used to wonder what it would be like when they were grown, gone from home. I would wonder and imagine how quiet and less stressed my life would be when that day came. I'd imagine the "magic" of having just my husband and myself alone with not a care in the world....finally. I seriously wonder why in the world I ever thought those thoughts.
I have wondered why there was no "magic" when the day finally came and my kids left on their own to start their own lives....far from it. I wondered why the stress was magnified one hundred percent. Now that they were gone, out of my sight, let me tell you how stressful that is. You always worry about their well being and hope they make good choices.
I wonder today, how long this melancholy feeling will last as my son pulled out of the driveway to go back to his home. I am thankful he was here for his vacation, and we got to spend time with him, but I miss him so when he leaves. He is a
The one thing I did get when my kids left home was the peace and quiet.....and I seriously wonder how I ever thought that was going to be a good thing.....stop......
~Footnote~ If you are a young parent.....don't rush your kids into growing up. Enjoy them now when they are small...even if you are so tired and stressed you think you can not make it....this is the best time of your life...you will know I am right when they are grown and gone from home.