Posted by: Debbie Abrams Kaplan | August 5, 2013

Dear Child of Mine – Letter #2

I keep trying to forget you not get weepy that you’re not here, but reminders of you are all over the house.

Whiteboard note by the front door.

Whiteboard note by the front door.

Zack's socks

Zack’s socks

Both kids' shoes

Both kids’ shoes, Harry Potter book, LEGO figure, pen

Smiley faces carved into the piano by someone (we don't know who) but it definitely wasn't Zack because he promised he didn't do it.

Smiley faces carved into the piano by someone (we don’t know who) but it definitely wasn’t Zack because he promised he didn’t do it.

games left out on the dining room table

games left out on the dining room table

partially finished puzzle in the dining room

partially finished puzzle in the dining room

books and crap left in the front hall

books, socks and notebooks left in the front hall (though admittedly the Vanity Fair is not theirs)

unplayed (and unclosed) cello in the family room window seat

unplayed (and unclosed) cello in the family room window seat

CD the children left us so we could hear them arguing. We've listened to it once - so we knew what it was.

CD the children left us so we could hear them arguing. We’ve listened to it once – so we knew what it was.

But no worries. The housecleaner came and erased all traces of children! You may have a hard time finding your things when you get home.

Love, Mom


Responses

  1. Next summer you’ll go for 8 weeks and we’ll be renting out your rooms


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