Until I didn’t.
When I started college, I stopped reading for pleasure. I was reading so much for my classes, that I looked for other ways to relax. After college, I transitioned right into teaching and working on my master’s degree. Again I focused on reading for my profession. Then came babies and at first I was…
But I was also missing something in my life. I loved being a stay at home mom. That decision is one I will never regret, but I also found that time of my life to be lonely. I was looking for an escape from reality, from the endless laundry, and diapers, and tantrums (though, sometimes those tantrums were mine!)