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Mother’s Day

This is always a bittersweet day for me.  I miss my Mom so very much.But I am so very happy with these two amazing humans.  And, I love being a fur baby Mom.But I miss her.Miss these snuggles…And to all of the other mothers…my love to you.mothersBlessings.

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Mother’s Day

This was invading Facebook this year:

Every year my children ask me the same question. After thinking about it, I decided I’d give them my real answer:
What do I want for Mother’s Day? I want you. I want you to keep coming around, I want you to bring your kids around, I want you to ask me questions, ask my advice, tell me your problems, ask for my opinion, ask for my help. I want you to come over and rant about your problems, rant about life, whatever. Tell me about your job, your worries, your kids, your fur babies. I want you to continue sharing your life with me. Come over and laugh with me, or laugh at me, I don’t care. Hearing you laugh is music to me.  I spent the better part of my life raising you the best way I knew how. Now, give me time to sit back and admire my work.

Raid my refrigerator, help yourself, I really don’t mind. In fact, I wouldn’t want it any other way.  I want you to spend your money making a better life for you and your family, I have the things I need. I want to see you happy and healthy. When you ask me what I want for Mother’s Day, I say “nothing” because you’ve already been giving me my gift all year. I want you.


I miss my Mom, and this idea.  I made sure that I was a part of her day.  Not always showing her the best of me, but showing up.  It was one day of the year that mattered to her officially. Everyday I spoke with her.  I miss that.

So to all of the Mom’s out there, Happy Mother’s Day.

Blessings.

 

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Letter from a Mother to a Daughter

This was going around Facebook, and I thought I would copy it here. Fitting time of year with Mother’s Day coming in a few weeks.  I miss my Mom, and am sad to say that I was impatient with her many times.  


Love your Mom while she is here.  
Blessings,
Jerry Ann






Letter from a Mother to a Daughter: 


“My dear girl, the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I’m going through. If when we talk, I repeat the same thing a thousand times, don’t interrupt to say: “You said the same thing a minute ago”… Just listen, please. 


Try to remember the times when you were little and I would read the same story night after night until you would fall asleep. When I don’t want to take a bath, don’t be mad and don’t embarrass me. Remember when I had to run after you making excuses and trying to get you to take a shower when you were just a girl? 


When you see how ignorant I am when it comes to new technology, give me the time to learn and don’t look at me that way… remember, honey, I patiently taught you how to do many things like eating appropriately, getting dressed, combing your hair and dealing with life’s issues every day… the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I’m going through. If I occasionally lose track of what we’re talking about, give me the time to remember, and if I can’t, don’t be nervous, impatient or arrogant. 


Just know in your heart that the most important thing for me is to be with you. And when my old, tired legs don’t let me move as quickly as before, give me your hand the same way that I offered mine to you when you first walked. When those days come, don’t feel sad… just be with me, and understand me while I get to the end of my life with love. I’ll cherish and thank you for the gift of time and joy we shared. With a big smile and the huge love I have always had for you, I just want to say, I love you… my darling daughter. “

beach · husband · kids · Mother's Day

Mother’s Day

This past Mother’s Day was wonderful for me.  I have been blessed with two good children.  

 

 My little one…Stephen…loves the sand.

 My first born…Carmen…loves the sun
 My beloved…David…puts up with all of it…just for me.
 The kids took a stab at kayaking.
 I think they enjoyed it.

They listen to me, and let me do what I please on this special day.  
Beach.  
Let’s go to the beach.  
Beautiful beach.  
A beach without oil. 
I loved my day.
Enjoy your day!