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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Happy Mother's Day!


Just want to take this time to say Happy Mother's Day to all the moms I love, all the new moms I've met in the last few months and all the women out there that are moms in their heart but life hasn't caught up with yet.

On this day, I celebrate my mom. She doesn't read this so hopefully one of my sisters will tell her but I love her more than anything. I hope that I have even a small shred of her ability to mother. She is our biggest supporter, the first one we call with good news or bad news, and the backbone of our family. Life would be less bright without my mom in it. She makes everything special. She makes everyone feel like they are her most favorite person in the world. The bond she has with my kids is a beautiful thing. I know she wanted the same one we had with her mother, my Nana and she has that and more. She is a firecracker of a woman that showed me early on how to be strong in the face of adversity. I love you, Mom!   

            

On this day, I am also going to celebrate the good parts of being a mom. I am going to relish the kisses and hugs. I am going to appreciate that all of my kids are together in one place. I am going to remember what it felt like when I wished beyond wish that I was a mom. I am going to appreciate that everyone, on this day, for an afternoon, is healthy. I will pray for no stomachaches, no leg welts or pain, no complaining and no tantrums (can you guess which ailment goes with which kid?). I will gently remind Leo when he is at the seat at the table furthest away from his children enjoying his beer that it is Mother's Day and he is on duty ALL DAY.

And yes...I am going to milk every last drop!

2 Comments:

At May 13, 2012 at 10:12 PM , Blogger Kimberly said...

The big question is... New computer yet?? ;)

I hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day!

 
At May 14, 2012 at 5:11 AM , Blogger AnnMarie said...

Thanks, Kimberly! I hope you had a very slow, relaxing weekend. I just posted about it. :)

 

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