Mother' Day is approaching fast! It's the day to cherish and celebrate not only our own mother.Apparently Mother’s Day doesn’t mean what it used to -- at least not to dads. Apparently, only 6% of dads think it’s important to give their wives a Mother’s Day gift -- yet 47% of moms want a gift from their hubby. What do you think?...more
From helping to change a particularly messy diaper to coaching you through an unexpected (and equally messy) job layoff, our moms are there for us. They make life easier. It’s one of the many reasons why we love them.As Mother’s Day rolls around this year, we can get caught up in trying to find just the right Mother’s Day Gifts for her, and lose sight of the person behind the event....more
Over the years my daughter has given me an array of wonderful Mother’s Day gifts. When she was little, they were all handmade items like sweet cards and pictures, decorated wooden boxes and hand-strung jewelry. I’ve kept them all. They are treasures beyond value and each one brings a smile and a cherished memory....more
About two weeks ago in the playground, a journalist asked me if I was a mommy blogger. Who? What is a mommy blogger anyway? It was definitely the first time I had heard of this…and my crazy ability to do soo many foreign accents kept ringing through my head…with the following question German style “Vas iss zis mommy blogger sing enyvay” (translation what is this mommy blogger thing anyway). So I read several mommy blogs, and I thought…nah, I am definitely NOT a mommy blog. Until I read my post on ‘second child and up? i think i got this....more
This year my family will kneel down before me as I sit regally upon my alter. They shall lay flowers, honeyed cakes and wine at my feet to honor my years of cleaning up baby poo, puke puddles, and those inevitable drops of pee all boys must leave on the bathroom floor. They will sacrifice an animal (perhaps a fish or a fowl) and prepare a feast beyond my wildest imagination. I will spend the day luxuriously wallowing in creature comforts and obscene pampering as a tribute to my exalted status as Goddess of Fertility and Creation a.k.a. "Mother"....more
There are some gifts that, no matter how well-intentioned, just aren't a good idea to give to a woman.* A new vacuum cleaner. A blender. A gift certificate for WeightWatchers.
With Mother's Day around the corner, I started thinking about whether expensive anti-aging creams fall into that category.
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