Our kids (the big ones) are all independent now
Reaching that point in our lives where our children are fast becoming completely independent is a double edged sword. On one hand, the freedom that we both have now is liberating. We have a lot more time for us and the activities that we enjoy.
But on the other side of the coin, it can feel like that we’re no longer needed in the lives of our children. And I think mothers probably feel this impact the most.
Sunday - the latest addition to our family
Recently my youngest brother had his first child - Sunday (that’s his daughter’s name, not the day she was born).
The reaction from all of the women in our family was instantaneous. That desire to nurture, protect and care for the latest addition to our clan immediately jumped out of my mother, my sister, and of course Kerry.
At family gatherings it’s funny to watch all the