It’s a week or so into the new school year, and the changes have begun to reveal themselves.
My heart squeezed seeing the boys in their uniforms after a summer spent in swimmers.
They’ve both grown like weeds.
Boy Wonder will soon be as tall as me and Cheeky Monkey’s cuddles are positioned slightly differently than before.
The picture I took on the first day of school confirmed to me that my little boys are fast becoming men.
(Look at Boy Wonder’s stance.)
Changes, so subtle, but big enough not to be ignored.
And it’s not just their changes that are making an impression. My situation is very different to last year.
Building my business. Speaking to clients. Excitement at all the newness.
The boys are aware that Mum has a different role.
“Do you blog about me?”
“Is your work something to do with your moustache?” BW asks.
I smile, “Kind of” I reply.
Changes; heart-rending, scary, but not entirely unwelcome.