Today I am thankful for good friends. The kind that you don’t see for a year because one or both of you is busy with life, because one or both of you has kids that have lives which often take precedence over your own, because life turned upside down for one or both of you and you’re having a hard time turning it right side up. The kind that after that year, when you both get it together and finally hang out, can still have a good time, free of drama, like no time has passed. And for those kinds of friends, I am truly grateful.
I'm 42, a remarried mom of an 8 year old girl and a toddler son, a teacher, and a writer. People tell me I tend to be brutally honest and ...tell it like it is, so I had hoped to use this outlet to keep me sane while I got used to my new life as a stay-at-home Mom back when I was home with my daughter....it worked. And it's been therapeutic through the end of a marriage and the emergence of me...View all of Joy's posts.