I have been a mom for 29 years and have a few vacations but not a hiatus
like lots of time to myself....really who ever does during motherhood??
well I have had a hiatus for the past 9 days and still have a few more to go😏
Hank had 2 meetings in a row in Hawaii and then Napa....yeah I'm serious!
we started out at a friend of his house on Oahu and then on to the meeting at Wahkiki beach
So I'll start off with the first few days and catch up later:)
the view from Darin's house....crazy huh??
we hiked Koko Crater railway our first morning...if you think it looks daunting it is:)
I beat Hank's booty up to the top:)
he beat me down!
the last part was really steep!
Do you know what happens when given a hiatus after 29 years of mothering???
I did not either....my mind just kind of turned off....like very little thought for a few days
it has been glorious and life giving to my soul
I love each of my children dearly and can't imagine not having any one of them... they each are so special in their own way..
I have gotten to sit back and dwell these past few days on each of them...what I find awesome about each one
on a daily basis my brain does not have the capacity to think in this way due to all the "stuff" swirling around in my mind...where I need to be next, who needs what, who have I not talked to, what needs to be done around the house, oh yeah I need to go to the grocery....just normal every day stuff.
This past week has been empty of "stuff" and it has given my heart and soul new life. I can't wait to hug each of my babies and appreciate all the awesome qualities in each one and not be hung up on what needs to be done next. I hope to be more present and STILL if that is even possible....
the sitllness I have felt in my soul this past week has been so relieving and needed...
I am thankful and rested...
I have a few more days here in Napa and will catch up with more pics soon:)
I need to nap haha