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A Day Without Mom

November 1, 2006

The Wife returned to the workforce today, which couldn’t have been easy for her. Moreover, it meant that poor Ella was stuck with her father all day.

It went well, though. The Girl rocked the bottle (and the cereal and the bananas) all day long, and was pretty happy, too. Neither one of us did much napping or sleeping, which is cause for some concern. And she exhibited some apoplectic upstarts during the time it takes to, say, move a bottle from the countertop to her mouth. But there were moments of pure joy, such as the occasions when we’d simultaneously catch each other’s eye across the room, and both begin laughing.

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4 Responses to “A Day Without Mom”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Good luck to yet another transition in the world of children! I hope it isn’t too hard to get back into the work world Stacy!

  2. Liz says:

    How did it go for Stacy? It usually feels much more tramatic to the mom (or dad) when it’s time to enter the work force outside the home. (((hugs for Stacy)))

  3. brett says:

    oh man mike-
    i am returning to work this week and i am bummed, a little anxious, some excited and just not sure…
    but i remember when christy went back to work and i had kaya…sigh…anxious, excited, just not sure, but so much in love…grace for stacy and peace to you and ella

  4. kate says:

    Transitions are hard. I hope it turns out great for all of you.

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