Home Alone

Today has been my first day home alone in an empty house. Alone. The only sounds I hear are the washer and the air purifier. It’s musical. When my husband first left with the kiddos I felt like a kid in the candy store. I was rushing around trying to figure out what I wanted to do first. I had to rip myself away from the cleaning I do when everyone is home so I could actually enjoy my time alone. I decided to turn on the Keurig so that the water would be heated by the time I’m done taking my shower. I am a woman who requires a lot of freedom, but on the other hand, I will so loosely pass that up for my children. I just know, one day, they’re going to be gone living their own lives and I am passionate about investing in my children’s future.

I had to make sure I wrote this down so that I can always come back and appreciate this moment.

Published by Jayne

Jayne is a writer. On her free time she likes to be with her family hiking outdoors and traveling. New England is her home and place of birth. When asked what she wants to teach the world she replied, "Don't stop searching. Too many times, in my old life, I put my search aside for more 'important matters.' I didn't realize the thing I was searching for held what was most important; my soul purpose." Jayne works daily improving her craft and at times can get down on herself, but her favorite morning mantra is "It's a new day." and that's what she strives to start with.

6 thoughts on “Home Alone

  1. I can´t try to posición myself in your situation but I will say this, I live with two other roomates……I certainly hope I could be home alone, plus here in Spain I live next to a church and the bells ring every one hour. It´s driving me and the rest nuts, you think is legal to kill the priest?

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  2. I make a terrible roommate. Lol I think from your situation you can understand my excitement.

    Oh the church bells lol that might drive me crazy too. Lol I hope you get some solitude soon. No killing priests. Lol

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  3. Those empty nest moments are amazing! My fault is that I always end up working my other gig and do not get the opportunity to truly enjoy them. I think I’ll take a page from your play book though 😉

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    1. It took me a long time to learn to enjoy being alone. I was a busy body doing a whole lot. I still keep busy but I definitely try to get my solitude in. It’s refreshing. Like a shower lol

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