As I've written about before, the countdown is on for our big move. We've been packing and making plans, but I felt like today was a big step in preparing for the move.
I also had quite the conversation with one of my little sisters about moving this afternoon. Twin A asks just about every day if we're going to Florida. She remembers going over spring break and she knows that she had fun going swimming and enjoying the warm weather then. I don't know if she quite understands the concept of states yet, but she knows that we live in New York and she wants to be in Florida. Well each time she asks about it, we tell her that we're going next month, and we try to explain that we're going to be moving there. Twin B kind of understands the move now, but Twin A hasn't really seemed to grasp that concept. But today, she came into the bedroom to sit with me, and we were sitting alone and talking. She asked once again about when we're going to Florida, and I tried my hand at explaining the move. I don't know what I said or how our conversation went, but I think she finally started to understand it. And when I tried to explain that another family would be moving into our house, she got upset and said that they couldn't because, "this is our house." I tried to excite her, telling her that we would take everything with us from her bed to her toys and books, but she was just getting so upset about the house that we would be leaving behind here in New York. She kept saying how it was our house and we needed to come back after we go to Florida. And for the first time since we started planning this move, I found my own heart racing and tears welling up in my eyes. I think that the fact that we only have a month left really struck me today. I am very excited to move, but I also realize that I only have a month left in the only home I've ever lived in. It's a pretty crazy reality.
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