in regards to yesterday’s post

^^10 month portrait taken by Grandpa May last month ;)

Okay, I felt a little bad after joking Lucille wouldn’t be joining us on future staycations. It really is this confusing contradiction of feelings – wanting her there because she’s this little presence that you miss when she’s gone. Wanting to take her on new adventures and watch her discover new parts of the world. Loving her smiles and giggles. And generally just loving her to pieces. :)

But then sometimes we miss the freedom of life before- when we could be spontaneous. Pack one bag for the both of us. Linger at a restaurant, talking late into the night. Watch a late night movie from the king size bed. Sleep in.

But then who am I kidding- we never fit both our clothes in one bag (my problem, not Nate’s). Maybe it’s a matter of adjusting expectations, being realistic (which I was not), and making space for both. Trips together AND trips for just mom and dad. :) Living and learning is what we’re doing over here.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s