Saturday, May 03, 2008

He Did It!

My son Sean finally has no reason to study, do homework, sleep late, and complain about school.

It was a hard week and he must have called at least once a day... Early on Friday afternoon he called just sure the whole thing was not going to happen or that if it did he would be the first to get this far only to be "failed" by the defense committee. He said he was so stressed out that when he spoke to his dad--he forgot it was his dad's birthday. I just told him to call him back and say, "Happy Birthday"--for Pete's sake this it what we get for all that edgumacasion!?!

I try so hard to not sit here and just be a complete wreck when any of the kids are out there under so much stress. But, finally he called, at first trying real hard to fool me--he just can't with his mommy!

He is officially finished with his Masters thank Goodness! Now he has to get a Job!

I am so proud at the age of 24 years he has his Masters and the world at his feet. I am not sure what his plans are and I don't think he is either... Now is going to be the Hard part of parenting and finding the way and the will to just say, "No." The best way a mom can turn a mamma's boy teenager into a mama's boy forever is to try and help them too much when they need to become a man...

The only thing I want for any of my kids is the best life they can reach--for Sean this is a big step--and the next steps are huge! This will be a big test on his relationship, unless something changes. We will see what happens. They appear to be very tight--and like each other a whole lot.

Sean If you ever read mommy's blog--Well, you see! God, didn't give me all these words just to scratch on all those pages of paper in life--I wonder how long into the future these words will remain...?

Love You SEAN you rock and you are such a mother's twinkle!

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