Today I’m especially thankful that my daughter is having Thanksgiving dinner with us this evening. She has had a bit of separation anxiety lately when it comes to me, I think because she is becoming more aware of how things are, how they used to be, and questioning why. Yesterday was particularly bad, and tears were shed, by her while she was getting ready in the morning, and again when she went to her Dad’s for the day and later on by both of us when she asked to FaceTime with me. So today, I am beyond grateful that she is spending dinner time with us and sleeping at Mommy’s castle tonight.
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.