Oh, I’m getting older too

“Well, I’ve been afraid of changin’
‘Cause I’ve built my life around you
But time makes you bolder
Even children get older
And I’m getting older, too”
Feeling this song by Fleetwood Mac in a whole new way these days. Today, I created a new playlist to allow space to feel all the feels associated with the big changes on the horizon for the Gauthier gang as Faith prepares to transition out of our house and into her next chapter. Simultaneously, Briella will begin to attend school full-time leaving me with far more space and time to rediscover who I am beyond the all-encompassing motherhood identity I have loved and also used as a cloak to hide beneath.
As family systems face seismic shifts, foundation altering cracks can leave space for new things to emerge. I wonder what songs reflect what’s on the other side of the landslide…?

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