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Sunday, May 10, 2009

Mothers Day.

Sometimes, just sometimes, I am flabbergasted by the realization that I am a mom. A real live mom. With children. Who depend on me. And love me.

Before you get too alarmed, allow me to explain. When I married J, I was thrown (to the wolves, some might say) into instant motherhood. I didn't necessarily always feel like a mom.

How does one feel like a mom?

I'd like to think seeing your firstborn actually sign a card for you on Mothers Day has a little something to do with it.

Just H's for now. But he's well on his way to writing his name. And the amount of pride I feel about that fact alone makes me feel like a mom.
Me, and my littles at the Minneapolis Farmers Market this morning.
(The bigs were celebrating their mom today.)

Happy Mother's Day!

5 Comments:

Blogger Kim said...

I know how you feel. When my extended family gets together for Mothers Day the tradition is that all of the mothers get in line for food first. Every year some man has to shove me forward as I'm standing around with them waiting for the moms saying "You're one of them."

May 11, 2009 at 7:40 AM  
Blogger Gina said...

Happy Mother's Day S! You are a wonderful mom! H and E are so lucky to have you!

May 11, 2009 at 8:04 AM  
Blogger GMS said...

It's been 21 years since my first Mother's Day and I still have to remind myself that I'm a mom. It is the most awesome experience ever, but I still feel like I'm new to the role. Go figure. Everyday is new and uncharted territory!

May 11, 2009 at 10:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy Mother's Day S.
H & E are so lucky to have you as there Mother.

Love You
Aunt Laurie

May 11, 2009 at 10:22 AM  
Blogger Susan Berkson said...

This is Susan from the MInneapolis Farmers Market. Thanks for celebrating Mother's Day with us. BTW, we're on twitter at @MplsFarmMarket.

May 15, 2009 at 6:20 PM  

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