So how is this for a conundrum: I am anticipating a fabulous holiday in Vegas with my sister, a GROWN UP holiday, yet I am super apprehensive about leaving. Not because I have any fears of flying or any fears of anything bad happening while I am down there. Nope super apprehensive about leaving Little Man alone for five days with his dad. I have never spent the night away from Little Man his entire life. I have wanted to, but it's just never happened and now that it is, I am upset about it!! It's all silly. It's all those irrational fears coming up and it is driving me crazy.
Here are some of the irrational fears I am dealing with. Sometimes think I am just nuts, but whatever. So one fear is that maybe he will think I have abandoned him in the night and that I won't return. I put him to bed tonight but I won't be there in the morning when he wakes up and that is definitely something out of the norm for him. Or maybe he will forget about me when I am gone for so long, I am not really sure how long babies memories are, I hope I have made a bigger impression on him then someone he has only seen a few times but who knows. Or that he will start talking or doing something else as a first and I will have missed it.
I am excited about my trip and I know I will have fun, I just have to talk myself out of these irrational fears. I wonder though am I the only one this happens to?