I am starting this Valentine’s day without the most amazing husband and someone who loved Valentine’s Day. My Valentine’s Days with Glen always started with breakfast in bed and lasted the whole day with presents, cards, and flowers galore! I had never loved Valentine’s as much until I met him and he was an amazing man. These are my flowers from last year that he hand delivered to my Kindergarten classroom at school. Imagine the oohs and ahs they received with 20 5 and 6 year olds! Haha! They were as overjoyed and excited as I was.
Surprisingly, for the morning of Valentine’s Day, I am feeling okay and I have such valuable memories to focus on. As I mentioned before, Glen loved Valentine’s Day and it has rubbed off on me because I went a little crazy with it for the kids. The above is what they will see this morning.
And in a move that I can only say must have been planted by Glen, I bought both of the kids new shoes. Sketchers for Alana because Daddy was with us when she got her very first pair ever and Nike’s of course for Cameron! I may have gone overboard but my children are two children who deserve to wake up to a day of pure love, enjoyment, and surprise! I know that presents and spoiling them will never fill a void, but if it brings a moment of healing on their road to recovering, I am all for it! So Happy Valentine’s to the two loves of my life, Alana and Cameron. 🙂
In closing, I would like to share a song that was Glen and my first official song of our relationship. And while I wish that all of the lyrics still applied I am certain and encouraged by these.
“When the rain is pouring down
And my heart is hurting
You will always be around
This I know for certain”
Babe, I know you are here. I feel you every day, in the decisions I make, the way I treat others, and in our kids. I will always love you and always keep you in my heart. Happy Valentine’s Day Glen.