Posts tagged "Mother's Day"

Working Mom guilt

This is my 4 yr old's description of me as told to her pre school teachers.
Last Friday, I had one of the best days at my daughter’s school. It was the Mother’s Day Celebration and the pre school teachers didn’t forget a thing. The kids sang, read poems, served us treats. The decorations were adorable and the goodie bags included a sugar body scrub (I know, fancy) that each student... Read more »

Happy Mother's Day 2011!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! I hope you are enjoying some much-deserved pampering and outpouring of love from your families. Last year on Mother’s Day, I paid homage to my mom. This year, I would like to pay tribute to another very important mother figure in my life, my mother-in-law, Emma... Read more »

The MOM Thing

Last Saturday’s blog >WIN, LOSE AND LEARN I’ve been trying to figure out the Meaning Of Motherhood thing ever since I got into this business (circa 1999). Being a MOTHER is one thing. And being a MUTHA, of course, is something else. But the MOM thing… It’s Mind Over Matter before Meeting One’s Maker.  And looking... Read more »

Best Mother's Day Gift

“What would you like for Mother’s Day?” “I would like for them to leave me alone.”  That was the answer from mother of two (full time employee and wife)  and one of my best friends when I asked the traditional question. I was shocked; how could she want to be away from the two little... Read more »

When Mother's Day Became MY Day

My Previous Blog > “Let’s Go Fly A Kite!” Mother’s Day has always been a special day in my family. When we were younger, my sister and I celebrated my mom as best we could. We didn’t always have the money to buy amazing gifts or take her to delicious brunches; instead, we made homemade... Read more »

All The Single Mothers, Put Your Hands Up!

Last Week’s Blog > “But It’s Not Time Yet” [blog title sung like, “Single Ladies (put a ring on it), by Beyonce] In honor of Mother’s Day, the ladies of “Ay, Mama!” have decided to focus this week’s entries on Mother’s Day related topics… and rightfully so, don’t you think? Mother’s Day has always been... Read more »

Recipes From Mothers That I Love

To celebrate Mother’s Day, I will be sharing five amazing dishes from five amazing Mothers. Happy Mother’s Day and enjoy!   My Mother, Maria Dolores Rodriguez, and one of the most talented artists that I know, shared with me her infamous “Patatas Aioli” recipe.  Tastes like Heaven and it is perfect for a Summer afternoon,... Read more »

My Marathon Journey to Motherhood

I was married at age 23, but did not become a mom until I was 38 years old. It’s not that I did not think about having children, I did.  I thought about it all of the time, but I was afraid.  I was scared to have kids so I just kept putting it off…for about... Read more »

Mother's Day Week

Ay Mama! is celebrating Mother’s Day for a whole week. Yes people, we deserve that and a lot more. Our wonderful mommy bloggers will write Mother’s Day related entries all the way through Sunday. Enjoy! Believe it or not this is not an easy entry for me to write. I get all teary eyed when... Read more »