Sometimes I joke that I need a break - a spa day - a vacation from being a mom for a day. . . just a little while, a break to find again who I am, and who I aim to be. Not long, just long enough to miss them and rush back and embrace them, and breath them in and know that I belong here with them.
The other day, I had to go to the dentist to have a tooth fixed. I was sitting back beneath the bright light, while the dentist and his trusty assistant repaired my tooth, and I thought, this is it, the spa day I needed! Too funny, just long enough to miss these little men of mine:
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