We've been doing it wrong this whole time.
Boxes are packed and trucks are loaded. My youngest son is smiling from ear to ear, excitement and eagerness plastered across his mischievous grin as my heart is pulled in two. I've watched all morning as he, his father, brother and friend have made numerous trips up and down the stairs hauling box after box, pieces of furniture and clothes to load.
I'm on a roller coaster, the huge swells have passed, for now, but I know there are more to come. Seventeen years, two children, three moves -- it's a history, a life together. But I will find my new normal, and I will make sure my children have one as well. I'm human, but I'll do my best.
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13. A morning cup of coffee is one of the most expensive habits you can acquire. 20. You won't want to spend more than $10
Aside from packing those boxes, of course.
Your martini shaker, for instance, is the last thing you should pack.