Wow! Two years ago today I wrote this post…..and now, two years later, I’ve found that “new path” – because in just under 5 months, I will (finally) go back to university. Definitely the “right direction”.
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind, don’t matter and those that matter, don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss.
I cannot figure out what to call this age and stage that I find myself in, but because of my work, I am not a fan of labels anyway.
For more than 22 years, I have first and foremost defined myself as a mom, or more aptly Kyle and Laura’s mom. I love that role and it has fulfilled me and consumed me in the best possible way. But now that my children have figuratively (and literally) “flown the coop”, a re-definition is due. Of course, I’m still a “mom”, but the full-time status has been relegated to the past.
It is the process of moving out of their lives as they move into their own that is proving to be a challenge.
They are truly capable, truly able to do everything…
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