Catching up on reading – have been away from here for a bit. This made me cry. Wonderful mom, great kid. Great advice.
It’s 6:45 a.m., and I’m crying like a baby, you guys.
Yesterday was a long day. In my house, we relish our weekends, particularly the ability to sleep in. Of course, I can’t really do that anymore (because menopause and almost 18 years of getting up early to do all the mom things that must be done in the early mornings), but I do love the idea. And sometimes I still do just enjoy the silence or read or meditate or take a walk. And of course, my almost 18-year-old has gotten really really good at it, as teenagers will do–it’s their specialty. Yesterday, neither of us got to sleep in.
We both got up at 6:15 to be ready to leave the house at 7:15 to be at a school that is about a half hour away for the absurdly absurd ritual of standardized testing for college admission (don’t…
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