Posted by on May 11, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Mother’s Day is a good opportunity to take a long look around and appreciate.


Today, I’m feeling grateful for a certain little boy.


Three and a half years into this parenting gig, I’m still quite sure I have no idea what I’m doing.


Each stage seems more complicated than the last, every day is full of new doubts.


Like any mother, I second-guess myself a lot.


But I’m learning. He’s teaching me.


He teaches me that even the tough days are a blessing because I get to spend them with him.


I get to see, in a hundred little ways each day, how smart he is. How creative, how compassionate.


I get to watch him grow up. I get to be his soft place to land.


Today is a chance to marvel at what a privilege it is to be his mom.



Past Mother’s Day posts:

2013: I reminisced about a sweet mother/son moment

2012: I recovered from food poisoning

2011: I flooded the downstairs neighbor’s condo