Archive for the ‘Mother’s Day’ Category

File Me Under Worst Mom Ever


As Mother's Day approaches, I'm reminded how hard this job is.  The kids are out of school in about two weeks and as is the case every year, this is a busy time for us due to all the end of year activities. This year I have three different mother's ...

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Mother’s Day expectations


What does Mother’s Day really mean?  It’s a recognition day that is becoming more and more like Valentine’s Day in my opinion – commercial.  My expectation is that this is the one day of the year that mother is celebrated and treated like a queen; when all normal motherly duties ...

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This Mother’s Day, Mama Wants an eReader


Usually for Mother’s Day, I drop hints for my hubby about the gift I would like, which is typically a nice handbag or a spa day (hey, one’s gotta do what one’s gotta do!) This year, I am going gangbusters and wishing for … an e-reader. I love books and I ...

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To Mom – Happy Mother’s Day


Let me tell you about my mom. Then again, if you know me, then you already know my mom. You know why? Because I talk her about her all the time. I think about her all the time. I strive to be like her all.the.time.My mom is the strongest, most ...

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I’ll Take *Lovely* for $1000, Alex


I have good news and bad news...Whatch'a wanna hear first?The Bad News: My Mother's Day Weekend has come to a close. The Good News: It was lovely! Remember my fun-filled day of errands on Friday? Well, as it turns out, I ended up at the mall for about 3 hours ...

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Cup of Tea Anyone?


I had to share this cute story. This morning at Oldest's school, the children served us tea, muffins, and fresh strawberries for their annual "Mother's Day Tea." The event was just beautiful. First, we entered the classroom and the children gave us wrist corsages. Here is mine: Then we were ...

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