January 1, 2020 marked 13 years together, 6 years married, and 2 years as mamas. The fact remains, from the beginning to today, everything is better when we’re together.
This is what happens when Lucien and Wesley get dressed together.
Our 5th wheel blew a tire. So when Lucien was putting the new one on, Wesley was not far. When he did veer off to play, it was only a matter of minutes before he would look up and say “mama mama mama mama mama mama” and run back over to her.
He’s such a good helper. As long as there are cookies.
It has been over 13 years together now, and the more time we spend together, the more I wish we had more time to spend together.
The day that Lucien has to leave to go to work never gets easier. In fact, it is only getting harder as Wesley and her are getting to build their relationship more now that he is getting older. When mama is at work, he walks around the house looking for her. It breaks my heart. I can’t even fathom the pain she feels in her heart when she has to go. The sacrifices she has made to support our family, and to allow me to experience the incredible moments with our little boy everyday, are appreciated beyond words.
We learned about each other over the years. We almost broke up once. But we didn’t give up. We talk. A lot. Often about the same thing over and over. My theory is, life has a way of changing your perspective. That may change your view on certain, possibly critical things. It is important to stay on the same page as your partner, which may involve peiodic checking in. Much in the same way we need to express our love and gratitude and respect for each other. We are only human. We doubt ourselves. We need reassurance. We need comfort.