I loved each and every comment you all left on the Pulling at the Heartstrings post. It didn't take away my sadness but I felt so connected with many of you that are experiencing a similar emotion. I didn't feel alone. I was watching Mad Men yesterday (season 1 episode 3) and there is a scene where the single mom talked about going on walks to clear her mind. The other moms could not understand this concept. They asked her "well where are you going?" as if one had to walk with a purpose in the 1960's. They couldn't just take a walk to get some fresh air. I don't know if that was really a typical mindset of the 60's or just with these women. I'm glad that so many of us live with intention. That we can take a walk or write a blog post to clear our minds. I felt that as I read your comments. We think about what we do throughout our day and we think about our children and about their future. Even to the point where it hurts.
I'm going to just post a photo of Keiran today and spend the rest of the day preparing for his birthday with a little bit of thrifting where I can sneak it in.
We are planning an entire Birthday celebration weekend with a visit to Fairyland in Oakland, a stop at the Farmer's Market, some miniature golf and a homemade chocolate cake. Keiran has planned it all.
Have a lovely weekend and a lovely May Day.