Monday, August 20, 2012

Mother's Day Out

Or should I call this post "The Start of Letting Go"?

I dropped Reese off this morning at Mother's Day Out. It's being held at a local church and although I felt very comfortable leaving her, there was still a tinge of sadness that swept over me when I did so. I have never left Reese in the care of non family members before so it was a big step in letting go for me.

I read in an article once, where a mother was being interviewed, that she thought motherhood was a slow process of letting go and she felt the only time mothers really had their child(ren) completely was when they were in the womb. If this is true I predict I will have many more moments of sadness in letting Reese go--and happiness, too.

Here are some pictures of Reese and I together this morning. She's all ready for her big day!
I'm still trying to convince myself I'm ready, too.

Once we arrived she was all about exploring her new surroundings.

It's been strange not having her around this morning. The dogs are looking around for her and it's awfully quiet. I hope she's having fun and making new friends. 

Is it 2:30 yet?