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Okay, so coming from a mother of could've been 5 years since I:

  • Went pee without being interrupted
  • Slept in (oh that sounds so nice!)
  • Had a hot meal
  • Went on vacation
  • Went the winter without catching an icky childhood virus my child so kindly shared
  • Remembered all the things on my to-do list
  • Had peace and quiet on a Saturday

Well, lucky me, I don’t quite think it’s been all that long since I’ve done most of these things (thanks to the ages of my kids-as they get older it tends to get a bit easier) but it HAS been FIVE years since I started writing Family Matters with Amber! Whoa...

Time flies when you’re having fun, doesn’t it?

I think time flies even faster when you’re raising kids!!

In the last 5 years, I’ve seen multiple middle school graduations and a couple of 
elementary school graduations. 

In the next five years? 
I will see one go off to (then graduate) college. 
One will enter college. 
And, then, oh boy (literally) the baby will enter his junior year of high school.

I’m well on my way to being an Empty Nester.
But my heart will always be full.

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