HOLY CRAZINESS!!! The honeymoon is over - reality has now set in - he's home. I love him, just from afar! No, seriously, it's just a big adjustment. I've had control over every aspect of the house and kids for the past 8 months and now it feels as if it's all unravelling before my eyes.
He's trying to find him place in the family too. We've adapted without him, and his question is, "Do you guys still need me?" The answer is, YES, just in a different capacity. He's changed bed times, wake up times, eating routines - it's all gone to hell.
Last night was hilarious. I worked late and kept getting the phone calls and texts wondering when I was coming home. By the time I walked into the house, the kids were all sitting at the table, music on and Sopes was telling me, "Eat before it gets cold". Big role reversal. Having a glass of wine and my book on the nightstand was heaven; along with the new box of chocolates.
I've been eating, sleeping and breathing my store lately. Having Sopes home now to help with the kids has been great. Knowing that they're with another parent takes so much stress off of me. During the day he's been working with my assistant, Linda, and I at the store. Crash course in design for Sopes! I call him my intern, with benefits of course!
We're opening on Monday, May 9th and they're still so much to do. There's no going back now.