I have a whole new appreciation for my husband and all that he does. It’s not that I didn’t before, but there is a great lesson in Sabbatical – I get to spend time on his schedule!
As soon as Sabbatical began I was ready to jump into my to-do list. We had two and a half weeks before leaving for Israel so I thought, ‘great, while the kids are in school, I can run around taking care of errands, cook the family fabulous dinners, and be able to drop off and pick up the kids every day. Oh yes, and I was going to be able to keep the house clean!’
Ah, delusions of grandeur! First off, the last two weeks of school are filled with class parties, softball games against the teachers and other classes, as well as promotion and Girl Scout outings. And of course, not usually being available for any of these activities during the year, I wanted to do them all.
At the end of the day, dinner was thrown on the table from what was in the freezer or left over from the night before (or if Matsui hit a homerun the day before, Salmon lovers sushi), the house was not as clean as I was hoping and I fell into bed each night exhausted! How does he do it?
I always knew that my husband is amazing, but after these last two weeks, I can truly say, he is that much more amazing! I fall in love with him more and more.
Thank you Matt for all you do, not only for me, but our kids and every life you touch. I love you!