Last Saturday, the boys spent the afternoon and evening at my parents’ house. Scott and I went back home for a few relaxing hours before heading out to a tapas bar. It was strange sensation to be back at home without hearing four little feet running over hardwood floors. Scott celebrated the silence by taking a nap; I pulled out some mending, savoring the fact that I could leave a pincushion of needles on the coffee table and not worry about a toddler impaling himself. It felt odd and quiet and, to be honest, very nice.
And do you know when it really hit me that I had a few hours to myself? When I went to the DVD player and took out this:
and put in this: