Sean and Nadia Colt understand just how much parenthood changes things. Their energetic 6-month-old does his best to keep them exhausted with little energy left for “mommy and daddy” time. Nadia, however, is determined to be the perfect mother and wife—until the high expectations she set for herself begins to take its toll.
When an unexpected development adds another layer of strain between them, Sean decides a pre-holiday “mommy getaway” might be just what his wife needs. Left alone for the weekend with his hyperactive son, Sean soon develops a deeper appreciation for his wife’s role in their lives.
But there’s someone who eagerly wants back into his… Will Sean’s newfound regard for family allow him to truly forgive his estranged mother and make their family whole again?
“Do you need to start getting ready for work?”
“I have time.”
Sean reached for Kenny and Nadia handed him over. With Kenny propped against his shoulder, he began pacing the bedroom and slapping his small back until Kenny released a loud belch.
“There you go, buddy.”
A smile tugged at her lips as she watched them. How could she ever feel resentment toward him when he was so good to her and their son?
“Will you be at work late again today?”
Sean laid Kenny back into the crib. “No, I don’t think so. Why?”
“No reason. I just don’t want to have dinner by myself if you’re going to be late again.”
His dark brows pulled together in another deep frown. “That last time wasn’t my fault. I didn’t know we were going to have a late night.”
Nadia frowned at his sharp response. Apparently, her sour attitude had rubbed off on him. But she sighed and let her own sharp retort fall from her lips.
“I wasn’t blaming you, Sean. I know that’s out of your control. I just wanted us to have dinner together for a change.” Nadia came up to her knees on the bed and beckoned him over. “Come here.”
He cocked a brow suspiciously, and she rolled her eyes in exasperation.
“Can you please come here?”
Sean walked toward the bed, a frown still furrowed on his brow. When he came closer, Nadia peeled off her night shirt and flung it aside then looped her arms around his neck.
“Now you’re going to make me late for work.”
Yet, that didn’t seem to bother him any as he gripped her ass and pressed his lips against her throat.
“We’ll be quick,” she murmured, tugging down his boxers. “But right now, I think we both need to relieve some stress.”