My wife’s dream since she was a little girl was to be a mommy. Fast forward a few years and we are in the throws of the “Young Family” season of life. We’ve been married for 10 amazing years, have three wonderful kiddos, the oldest of which is homeschooled and the youngest of which is almost out of diapers. To say that things around our house are fast-paced is an understatement and there isn’t such a thing as getting a day off in parenting.
I am blessed to have a job that allows my wife to stay at home and be with our children – my wife has her dream! That makes me feel pretty fantastic as a husband, but that doesn’t mean my wife is the Energizer Bunny.
A while back we began realizing that my wife needed some time to unwind, some time to clock out, some time away from constantly being interrupted by toddlers.
I have always been an advocate for my wife to spend time with her friends, but never truly understood just how draining (physically, mentally, emotionally, etc) it is to spend all day every day with our perfect little angels. *cough* Continue reading