Sunday, May 12, 2013

Mother’s Day Should be Every Day or At Least Once a Month

Happy Mothers Day NannaMother’s Day should be every day. Or every Sunday.

At the very least, once a month.

And it has nothing to do with the presents.

Although they don’t hurt.

We should take the time, on a regular basis to celebrate the important Women in our lives. While some might not actually be our Mothers, they should know how much they mean to us. Note, the same goes for the Men.

I have to admit that I’m probably guilty of not doing this but like “My Nanna” used to say…. it’s never too late to say thank you and there’s no time like the present.

~You were very patient on your journey to becoming a Mother. Every one that knows you would agree that you wanted Uncle Andrew and I very much in your life. You gave 110% and it showed. You always say that I am the best Mother. I learned it all from you.

~You were very patient in your journey to becoming a Grandmother. There was only that one little comment. Once. Since June 2009, you have been our; babysitter, chef, housekeeper, laundry-doer and all around rule breaker extraordinaire. Cookies for breakfast while watching a third repeat of Barney never hurt anyone.

~You make me excited to be a Grandmother. I look forward to torturing amusing my kids with all my rule breaking. I’m taking notes from the best.

~Every day, I accept your quirks more and more. I realize how much looking at you is like looking in the mirror. I could have done worse.

I’m happy to say that none of this is news to you.

However, this year I’m stepping things up. I’m not going to give you the totally predictable gift that you’ve grown to love. Instead, I’m going to take all the money that I would have spent on a facial, manicure and pedicure and divide it by 12. Each month, I’m going to buy you something; a card, sweet, or key lanyard to show you how much you mean to me.

Just kidding. I know what’s good for me.

Happy Mother’s Day Nanna

You’re Definitely in the Top Ten!

Please act surprised when your monthly gifts arrive. Show all the Mothers of the World that You’re Thinking of Them.

6 thoughts on “Mother’s Day Should be Every Day or At Least Once a Month

  1. Rene Beaubien

    I love this picture of you and your mom!
    You said it well- While some might not actually be our Mothers, they should know how much they mean to us.
    I appreciate you and all of your motherly advice, even when it’s not taken. 😉

  2. Melissa@Home on Deranged

    I know it's way past Mother's Day, but this is wonderful. I think it's great that you choose to be kind to your mother, rather than making snarky comments like some do. I would love to be able to have my mom as chief babysitter any day of the week. 🙂

  3. Elizabeth Matthiesen

    what an enjoyable read that was. I wish my mother was still around so that I could show her how much I really appreciated her, I don’t think that anyone can say that too often to people they love, whether it’s a parent, sibling, partner or what ever.


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