Thursday, October 28, 2010

Friday Random Thoughts

I'm sitting her thinking about my life and how fast time passes by.  I've been raising my kids alone for several years.  It is rewarding, exhausting, special, and demanding; all at the same time.  Being a single mom, working a full-time career and owning the apron business, really keeps me busy.  Most days I enjoy time with my kids, yet there are those days when I work late and come home exhausted.  I realize that my kids are leaving to college, my son in a few months and my daughter in 2 years.  I am going to miss them dearly.  But, lets consider another angle to this situation.  What am I going to do with my spare time when they leave home?  I've heard about empty-nest sadness, but will I experience that?   I've been told to look forward to freedom and to start a new chapter in my life.  I look forward to spending time with family, friends, and someone special.  I want to take walks on the beach, go to antique stores, sit a coffee shops, and ride a Harley motorcycle around the Texas Hill-Country.  Whatever God decides to send in my life, I look forward to receiving it with excitement and anticipation.  I hope you have a joyful weekend.


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  1. I know what you mean..... My youngest daughter moved out about 2 years ago and I was a little apprehensive as to how I would handle the change. It's been great though - I really like the independence I've gained and the new relationship with my kids.

  2. My oldest just started high school and I am already stressing about him leaving,lol.

    I stopped by from Follow Friday.I am already your follower.Stop by for a visit if you like.


  3. I am no where near empty nest. But I wanted to say I'm here from blog hop 40 and over. I am your new follower as well. Come by and check me out sometime.

    Love Lisa xx

  4. I was a single mom with young kids and I was scared I'd be alone. Luckily my prince came and we are living our version of Happily Ever After.

    I'm dropping by from the Over 40 Follow Friday & I'm now your newest follower!


  5. Just tried to leave a comment and it would not take let me try again. lol
    Loved reading this post. Sound like you already know what you want and that is the first step so you will do find when the kids are gone.
    It is a lot different for sure