Month: May 2018

irumeur… Vacation

Family Vacation – Cedar Point My girls will soon be out of the house.  Now, when I say soon -one is a senior and the other a junior (high school).  Soon, they’ll turn seventeen, ready to move on, at least in their eyes. They wonder how I will handle the empty nest syndrome since I experienced a short span of being a motherless mother when my adult children graduated.  I won’t deny the emptiness of those years affected me since I started over less than two years later, but it was a fun time for my husband and me.  I look forward to days without school demands, Teen PMS, the sleepless nights waiting for them to arrive home -safe and the mess -not only the girls but their boyfriends, friends and friends of friends.  Ugh! Still, when I analyze the time we have left, the days to create more memories, and arms filled with daily hugs, plus the moments left to sit side-by-side sharing our lives I come face-to-face with reality.  They will leave! This year, we are …