Lincoln is at his dad’s again this Saturday.
It is weird sitting here not having a small child interrupt me every few seconds. You think it would be a pleasant change for a day, but really it is not.
I miss him.
Lincoln goes to his dad’s house every other Saturday from 8 am to 8 pm, and then he also has an evening every week.
All day Saturdays are still pretty tough for me.
I actually go through I period of loss and sadness when he first leaves, followed by a period of productivity (it is amazing how much I can get done by myself), and then by the end of the day I just miss him.
I think this will get better. We just started this twelve-hour plan a month ago, so I am still adjusting.
I just miss him.
Today I do have a few fun thing planned. Uncle Mike’s birthday is today so we have tickets to go the KC Sporting soccer game. Our team is really good this year, plus we have a new amazing stadium. It is basically going to be a going away party/birthday party for mike.
He is leaving us.
He starts college at ASU May 15th. We will miss him, but a today is not a day to focus on him leaving…
Today is a day to celebrate that he is here and my mother popped him out 27 years ago!!! Yay mom!
My hope is that I can get over missing Lincoln enough to have a good time tonight with everyone at the soccer game. I think I should be able to but I really do have a lot of anxiety being away from my little Linc for so long?
Do any of you other parents experience this separation anxiety when you are away from your children? Single parents, is sharing your child/children difficult or do you eventually look forward to some time alone (I know single parenting can be very demanding)?