My Conversation With Kids

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One Thursday evening while my husband was away, I had a to have a conversation with my children that I, honestly, was not ready for. It was not the typical talk most parents have with their children but I, unfortunately, am not like most parents. And as like most things when you have children, it always happens at the most inconvenient times.
LET’S GO!!!! WE are going to be late. C’mon. C’mon. C’MON!!!
Dylan! Please for the love of Jesus get out of the frig.
“Where are we going Mom? We going to practice?” quips Daniel.
“Practice? ME!! GO, TOO!!” chimes in my 2-year-old Dylan.
“Yes. Mommy has practice tonight” I replied as I watched their eyes light up with excitement. You see, I play roller derby. When my husband is out of town, the kids come to practice with me. It is probably one of the only thing they like when their Dad leaves town. They love seeing their mom step onto the track and become Jersey TurnSpike. But that is a different story for another day.
“We have to make a stop before we head to practice. Mommy has an appointment.”
“Aw. What’s the matter Mommy? Are you sick? You getting a check-up?” questioned my 4 year-old with growing
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There is nothing in my life I would I change if it meant never having the both of you. I know that sometimes you may be confused about what is going on with me. Somedays it may even feel like you have two different moms is one person. Sometimes I am the Mom that reads stories and plays pretend. The Mom that colors and snuggles on the couch. However, sometimes I am the Mom that can’t get off the couch no matter how much you beg. It is not because I do not want to. God. Do I want to. I just. I just can’t. Then there are the days where I couldn’t get my mind grows so loud I go to sleep at 3am and you are up at 7am. I am short and snappy. And I know deep down you don’t understand what is going

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