|My mother-in-law’s cooking eases my anxious mind|
I came home last night to my family being fed. My flight was late so I missed sitting down to eat with them but waiting for me was a homemade feast. If I travel on business, my mother-in-law cooks for our family. It’s not an average meal as you can see either. It’s from scratch and it allows our kids to sit down with their dad and grandparents, developing close knit relationships they wouldn’t have had if we lived where my employer’s offices are or if we had stayed on my husband’s corporate wheel career.
The kids are happy. We are happy. How can you not be happy eating Nana’s double chocolate cake? My laundry is not done. My house is not clean.
|(Please note the bruises on Hunter’s arms are a result from his football game.)|
But when I come home to my kids and their laughter as they play on the floor of Nana and Grandpa’s house along with a full family meal made by mother-in-law, my working mom anxiety releases. What a working mom comes home to matters. I am thankful for what I come home to every day.
What helps ease your mind during hectic times?
Linking up today with The Wife of a Dairyman for Thankful Thursday…
Tomorrow I am going to be featuring a list of my favorite blogs that I read often. Over the long weekend, I have not one but two recipes to share. Broccoli and Swiss Casserole from Gooseberry Patch and the Rhubarb Blueberry sauce that we just made with the last of a summer crop of rhubarb a friend shared with us.