You know what’s fun?
Coming down with your daughter’s respiratory infection while traveling.
It’s so fun to be on multiple planes each day (and getting no sleep) when your sinuses feel like they are exploding.
And your throat is sore to the point of being raw.
And you’re running a low grade fever.
Hello, college tours in multiple states …!
Parenting is full of so many surprises.
It’s so much work, even as your kids make the transition to sort-of adults.
When my kids were younger I didn’t think they’d need me once they hit late high school and/or college.
And, if I dropped dead tomorrow, I’m sure they’d be absolutely fine.
The graduations (we have two this year – with all they entail!), the college decisions (such a process!), the major career and relationship challenges …?
My kids want me involved.
And I’m grateful they do.
Being a mom is my all-time favorite job,
And the most important one I will ever have.
At the same time, I’m constantly surprised how much of my time is *still* devoted to parenting.
So yay, I’m in Texas on college tours
I think I’ve decided I’d like to go back to college myself.
My son wouldn’t mind if I join him wherever he ends up going, right?
Although, I’d have a hard time leaving my friends ….
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