Archive for July, 2007
A few weeks ago, my husband, Kevin, and I decided it was past time that we try to get away for a weekend by ourselves away from our three sons. We got out our calendars and saw that with all our obligations and schedules, the best we could manage would be one night over the next two months. July 13th, which was Friday the 13th, but the date would have to do. We arranged for my parents to come and spend the night at our house with the boys, ages 16, 13, and almost 7, to make sure they didn’t kill each other. But one of my brothers-in-law loves to pal around with my youngest and he said he’d be glad to come up and stay instead. We arranged for rides to a baseball practice and tournament our middle son had on Friday night and Saturday. We had ALWAYS had one or both of us at our sons’ games, but we really felt we owed to us to have some quiet time without constantly referring arguments.