If you think about your husband for a minute, you can see he is in a precarious situation. He loves his parents because, well... they are his parents; but he loves you because you are you and you make him feel loved in a way no else has done.
I envisioned MIT and a mechanical engineering degree by 21 for my son. Instead, he has chosen to get his commercial driver's license and is a long-distance truck driver who can take a diesel engine apart and put it back together again with his eyes closed.
Gone are the days when I was chasing my three active boys around the playground or wiping their chocolatey mouths. There are times when I long for the days when I could pick them up and kiss their pudgy cheeks. Yet, I've recently discovered that being a mom to teen boys has its benefits.