Mother Taught me
"I wish she'd taught me that there are some things one really shouldn't be or do. Live and learn."
You regain your humor, your ability to laugh at things out load in public. Everything seems funnier when you share it with two very wide eyes.
Cooking is so much fun when you have extra pairs of little hands helping and messing up the whole house. The meal becomes a little journey with the destination being a real appreciation for food.
Change is inevitable and you have to just flow right along with the river and not get too caught up in trying to hold on to your children. They will move and change and grow and you have to help them even when it is painful.