Now that the big yellow bus has consumed my children, I'm sitting here alone in a quiet house, trying to distract myself with work and Facebook. It's sort of working, except for the fact that my stupid eyes keep leaking.
It hit me like a ton of bricks last week. I was at the community pool, looking around to see what my kids were up to. Then I really looked at them. As I sat there drinking lukewarm coffee, I realized, Oh my God. Here I am.