A few years ago, my husband decided to move away from our family and live in Germany for 6 months by himself. Don't worry -- we didn’t have marital problems or separate. It was for work reasons, and only for four days a week. We lived in Brussels at that time. And there was a promotion awaiting my husband in Frankfurt. The girls were very happy in their school in Belgium and we didn’t want to move in January. So we decided to have a long-distance relationship for half a year.
Full disclosure: For the first few days or weeks after returning to work following several years as a stay-at-home, I lay sleepless in bed for hours. That was September 2010. And my insomnia recurred for a couple of years, until I decided not to fight it. I was being coached about work-life balance at the time and my coach, Eliza, suggested I accept my sleeplessness and see what it’s all about. So I started exploring, did some acceptance and learned that my insomnia was teach