And then I got married and I had kids and I understood. I don't have time to shower, let alone prep food.
And why I couldn't just get a babysitter and how could I be that tired?
A person is called very lucky having true friends in his/her life.
True friendship gives us memorable, sweet and pleasant experiences of many types in the life.
No more "too busy," no more "she doesn't care." I want this.
The next time she's sick, I'll bring her a care package.
I've surrounded myself with women since I was a young girl. How could they knowingly release their strongest support system?
I suppose you could say it was instinctual, an unspoken need. Didn't it make sense to keep your sisters close?
And she brought soup and popsicles and movies for the boys and ice cream and medicine and flowers …
After she went home, I lay in my clean sheets and fresh nightie and I made a promise. It might take a month to organize — but I was going to hire a babysitter and take her out for dinner. Then, I'd invite her into the chaos, and she could leave early when she got overwhelmed by it all.