Thank goodness for good girlfriends

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I just sent my son off with J, his new girlfriend and their children (which used to be my step children). Everytime I send him with J I feel sick to my stomach. I don’t know if it is because my son begs me to not send him or if it is because I know that J is a terribly manipulative person. Either way I usually worry the entire time my boy is gone!

My daughter has gone off with her grandpatents on her fathers side. I’m happy they took her for the night. It’s a long overdue visit for them. We had our big family easter festivities yesterday and today. The egg hunt was a hit! Dinner was delicious and family time was interesting as always. It’s rare to see all the cousins together.

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At the end of the day though when both of my children had gone, I thought well what now?

Thank goodness for good girlfriends. I decided that a visit with one of my oldest and dearest friends was just what I needed. Therapy for the lonely mothers soul. I showed up during egg colouring and easter craft time. I got baby cuddles to remind me of the times when my guys were little bambinos. I also got to chat and busy my mind from thinking about my own children.

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Honestly I could have went out to the bar or to a movie. However, a nice stress free catch up with my girlfriend is a kid free night well spent.

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