Tag: Mom

Mother's Day gifts we really want

Mother's Day gifts we really want
Every year I think I enjoy Mother’s Day even more.  I appreciate my own mother and relish in how my kids now express their love for me.  We never need gifts, but small tokens of gratitude are never turned away. Sleeping in.  These days I can’t sleep late even if I try.  That is ok.... Read more »

Am I paying for a facial to be told my skin is horrible?

Am I paying for a facial to be told my skin is horrible?
My mom, sister and I escaped for a luxurious spa weekend at Kohler Spa to celebrate my sister turning forty and fabulous.  We splurged for the occasion and chose to go to the nicest spa in driving distance from Chicago. My sister and I both booked 80-minute facials (My sis got chose the Micro-Current Lifting Facial... Read more »

An Interview with My Mom

An Interview with My Mom
Too many of my friends have lost parents recently.  It is heartbreaking to observe the grieving process and I am always told to “ask the questions now.”  You can put it off for years, and possibly have regrets later.  Morbid yes, reality yes. I decided to do it and recently asked my mom a few... Read more »
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The book I am reading that I cannot put down

The book I am reading that I cannot put down
A couple weeks ago my Mom texted me. “I read a good book over the weekend; Me Before You.” “I’ll look for it.” I responded “Just a suggestion since you may have free time with hubby traveling.”  Yes, my Mom said “hubby.” Moms are always right.  A few days later, I didn’t know what to... Read more »

What to get my mom for Mother's Day

What to get my mom for Mother's Day
Today, I walked in and out of stores looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift for my mom. I looked and looked, yet no items seemed worthy of saying thank you to my mother for giving me life and raising me. I believe my mom has everything she needs.  She is healthy, has been married... Read more »

Dear Mom

Dear Mom, I was terrified to have a girl; I always said I wanted boys.  Do you know why? I was a terrible daughter.   Suddenly once I became a mom, it clicked.  And the click is repeated everyday as I finally realize and understand why you said things you said and did the things you did. Still... Read more »
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