Sure, I can handle my parents being gone. No problem. Piece of cake. After all, I'm a married woman and a mother of two. Right?!
Well, everything was fine and dandy until Monday morning when my husband left town for 4 days. To top things off, it's spring break this week and my kids were off school. That's right. Not only did my parents leave, now my husband is gone and I'm alone with the kids.
Don't get me wrong, I love my kids and I love having them home. It's just hard when you don't have anyone to share the load. But, have no fear, my mother-in-law arrived late Monday to help out. And was she ever a help. It was nice having her here.
So, today she took them away with her for the weekend. I must admit I was a little looking forward to it. I know, I'm a bad mother. But I digress.
Andy returned today from his trip only to unpack his suitcase and repack it for the weekend away at his parents. He was home long enough to tease me and he was gone again. That's right, gone. I couldn't go along because I have previous obligations. So, that leaves me alone. No kids, no hubby, no parents to hang with. Just me.
Every mothers dream. Right?...Wrong. I miss them already. I ate dinner at Burger King by myself and went for ice cream at Dairy Queen by myself. (We'll talk about my diet another time!) ;\
It was weird. Oh, and by the way, did you know that the fish that are sold at the pet stores are actually delivered in a truck? Yeah, I didn't know that either. Never really thought about it, but it made me chuckle. And again, I digress.
So, here I am all alone. And feeling a little blue. I know I should be happy and enjoying myself, but it would be easier if my peeps were with me.
Now, tomorrow I may be singing a different tune. I might be jumping for joy and praying that the time will never end. But for now I'll just sit here (alone) and be reminded how much I love my family and how truly blessed I am.