Please forgive me if I seem a little out of sorts, but I’m recovering from a reading binge I went on over the weekend, and it’s taking me a while to get used to functioning like a human again. This has only happened twice since my son was born, but every so often, I find a book that I can’t. stop. reading, and all hope is lost that I’ll get anything else done until I’ve finished. I wish I could say that I’ve been trying to learn and grow and read some of the best books for moms, but truth is, they were glorious novels that were purely for entertainment. I mean, technically, I do write for a living so I suppose I could say I was “researching,” but even I know that’s a stretch.
It happens to the best of us and it’s OK. I mean, as long as your kids are cared for, obviously, but that pretty much goes with anything non-parenting related that moms and dads find ourselves doing. Still, we should all be able to enjoy the occasional book stay-cation. That said, please don’t say that I didn’t warn you: There ares some aspects to escaping in the pages that are particularly challenging, including but not limited to: