Sunday, May 11, 2014

Mother's Day

Today was my first real Mother's Day. The weather was absolutely beautiful and I had such a great day with my family. W made breakfast and brought me coffee in bed. He gave me a notebook with letters written from both girls with their little footprints. He also made shadow boxes with all of the things from the hospital and NICU. 
Mama and her girls
happy girls hanging out
With my MiL and Grandma Dukes
We hung around for a few hours and then went to my mom's for brunch. My in-laws were there as well as my little brother and step dad. We ate waffles, fruit, and whipped cream and gave our moms their plants in the pots we made for them. 

We came home and relaxed for a bit while the girls napped and then walked with the dogs to the playground to swing on the swings when they woke up. We finished the day by going out to dinner and stopping to buy a pint of Ben and Jerry's ice cream on the way home. 

All mothers are in my thoughts today. Whether you are a mother to an adult or small child, or you are still fighting for that title, I wish you peace and happiness today. Without moms the world would be a scary place. I never appreciated my mama so much until became one myself. 


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  2. I read once that mothers are God's way of taking care of the children. Also, I came across a story where an unborn baby was talking to God and expressing its fear of the outside world. Then God told it that there would be an angel taking care of it and it will be called "mother". 
    Happy Mother's Day Liz and many more happy ones to come!