I am writing this during a quick break from writing. I sent both of my children off with their father this afternoon. (He did get a little wild eyed when I told him he was taking both of them with him to the boat shop but had the good sense not to protest). As soon as they were gone I danced over to the cupboard, broke out the piece of pecan pie/cake/most delicious thing I ever ate that I was hiding and sat down with my laptop to continue working on my Turkey motorcycle adventure book. (Yes, the very same one I have been threatening to either start or finish for about 4 years now). I have to admit, I feel more human after an hour alone with my laptop and writing than I have the entire week combined. And since I want to write and I have the time to write, I want to use it to write my book rather than blog posts. But I feel I must share these two articles that nailed not only the feelings I have been having (the past week in particular, but in varying degree always!) for anyone who may have missed them otherwise. They are
Must reads for mothers, but really anyone who is a caregiver in any way. You are not alone and it is nice to know that!