This past weekend, I got away for a night with some girls. There was a MOPS planning retreat on Saturday so a few of us had a slumber party on Friday night. I left my house around 7:30 p.m. on Friday and returned home about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday night. Seth had a great time with the boys. They put up a tent in the living room and 'camped in.' I had a wonderful time with the girls. I enjoyed lots of adult conversation, no wrestling or loud children. I got home in time for dinner. (The dinner was cooked, the dishes were mostly done, and I was spoiled.) I also got home during the late afternoon chaotic time for the boys. They were loud, full of afternoon energy, and quite a bit demanding.
Jane Anne: "Wow, it is hard to transition back into this house of craziness after being away for a night."
Seth: "Yea...you should try it after a year away."
Jane Anne: "OKAY! Just tell me when!!"
[Much, much laughter]