I had a moment today. The children and I were out running errands - we were coming out of the post office and we were laughing and joking. We were having fun, despite the mundane nature of our errands. They were helpful and working together. It was a moment, for sure.
I said to them as we walked out, "You know, I'm going to miss you guys next week - you're great companions and I enjoy being with you. I might even be lonely next week when you're in school."
My heart was full.
Then they started to argue over who was the most helpful and lovely.
And I asked, "Did y'all do that on purpose? Start arguing so I wouldn't miss you next week and just shove you in the door of the school? Because I'm thinkin'..."