8.18.2016

cookies.

I am listening to my husband and Ethan bake cookies in the kitchen. After an entire day of boycotting naps, Carmen fell asleep at 7:30 and I'm trying (but not too hard) to not be lulled to sleep myself listening to her white noise machine over the video monitor. It's been a long day. We are in the throws of a new and exciting (I'll keep telling myself that) season of life and I am handling the change poorly (that's code for eating lots of chocolate) and it's all just very overwhelming. Four out of five days of summer camp as a prequel to school down and it's apparent I'm really bad at getting my kid dropped off someplace on time. I guess this is the thing that Experienced Moms joke about, car lines and drop offs and school events that I've never been able to join in any conversations about because my kids were little and school was so far in the future. Well, here I am. This is my stop. (Please pass the chocolate.)

Tonight the cloth diaper laundry will wait and I'll leave the LaCroix cans littered all over the tables because it must be at least midnight, only it's not even nine. I'm listening to my husband and Ethan bake cookies in the kitchen and Ethan is so hopped up on sugar and adrenaline and whatever-it-is that makes five year olds run at the speed of light constantly, and my husband is so obviously exhausted but acting so engaged in measuring organic cane sugar. It's hard not to smile through the exhaustion as Ethan is chattering about wanting a spot of tea and my husband has no idea what he's talking about and in nine minutes the cookies will be done and everyone is just so overdue for bedtime. I'm equal parts exhausted and also pumped and ready to take on the future that is staring me in the face. It's where exhaustion meets happiness and even though your eyes are burning, with the last bits of energy you're able to muster, your mouth forms a smile.

 photo signature_zps5tftxxmn.png

17 comments:

  1. Background Removal Services (BRS) is one of the best Clipping path service provider around the world. We offer our global customers: Raster to Vector Services, Photo Restoration Services Prices, Photo Neck Joint Service, Exposure Color Correction Service, Jewelry Photo, Retouching Services, Photo Color Correction Service, Image Mirror Effect Service, Cheap Retouching Services, Deep Etching Service,

    ReplyDelete
  2. أفضل شركة نقل في المدينة المنورة والنجارين المبهرين في تفكيك وتركيب الأثاث والمفروشات.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Turbo Steam is a powerful, yet portable, fabric and clothes steamer for all of your steaming needs. Our Turbo Steam takes only 45 seconds to heat up and to start generating steam and its steam delivery system evenly distributes steam across fabrics to remove even the worst wrinkles.

    ReplyDelete
  4. In other sense, the clipping path is like creating a path that will remove the bars from the photo. As the name suggests, it clips a path. It points that the path that you not need gets clipped. The ClippingPath Service Provider is able to bring the change in the photos. Applying the Photoshop tool, the provider does the task.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Read the Best Massager Reviews of 2019 Find out which is the best model on the market and the health benefits of using a Best Massager Reviews.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Prom Dress Hut is a prom dresses company. If you are looking for a prom dress, check out our Latest Prom Dress Collection. You can order from Prom Dresses USA, Prom Dresses UK, Prom Dresses Australia, Prom Dresses Canada, and Prom Dresses Germany.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Which Best Foot Massager To Buy – Which Foot Massager Is Right For You? If you ask which Foot Massager model is the finest this year, certainly I would recommend going through this guide to know which Best Foot Massager is actually market leaders.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Read the best Foot Massager Reviews of 2019 Inthe following article, we present the top 8 models available today and revealtheir pros and cons.

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...