Finding Community as My Kids Get Older and…

I wrote this post back in June, a few weeks after I learned that my good friend Lucy and her family were moving to New Zealand. I didn’t publish it because Lucy wasn’t announcing her move publicly yet, but at the time, I was really struggling with the news. They are the people we spend the most time with (both in the city and at the house- their weekend house is five minutes from ours) and back then, it seemed almost impossible to imagine our lives without them. Mazzy is very close with Lucy’s daughter Skyler, Mike is very close with her husband Eric and Harlow thinks of them all like family. Their news coincided with another friend break-up (which some of you may have picked up on) and the double whammy really sent me into a bad place. I was so sad.

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