This past weekend I took Lil Man to his dad's for summer visitation. Man, I did not realize what an integral part of my life Lil Man is. The beast will be gone for 4 weeks. It is shaping up to be a LLLOOONNNGGG four weeks. Several of his friends have been asking for him and are eagerly awaiting his return (not sure if it is for the friendship or the two extra hands to feed the 15 bottle calves their families have). My house is not a home with out him. I thought I would be thrilled with not having to step on toys and not having to yell because he forgot to put the shower curtain INSIDE the tub or any number of irritating things Lil Man does, but I was wrong, I miss them all.
I do have one really exciting thing to look forward to, I will be going on a vacation to Iowa and getting to spend some time with a guy I am anticipating being an important part of my (and Lil Man's) life.