a nostalgic throwback!

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Josh had sent me the text message from the other room as we both wrangled kids into separate beds an hour past bedtime. “Will you go on a lunch date with me next week?” It’s like he sensed my exhaustion, frustration, overwhelming annoyance and longing desire to escape the mayhem just two walls away. Maybe he heard it....

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taking myself out on a date.

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something i’ve come to so appreciate, sometimes crave and hold very dear over the past couple of years, is my alone time. don’t get me wrong, you all know how big of a family girl i am and what a privilege i consider it to get to hang with my three little monkeys each day, but even after everyone is tucked in bed, and i’ve finished my work and can’t wait to hit the pillow myself, i have to just take ten or twenty minutes for myself to flip through hulu or take a bath....

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