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A Letter to My Mom

A Letter to My Mom

Recently I teamed up with an incredible mom blogger from down under. She runs All Things Mom Sydney. I was given the unreasonable task of writing a letter to my mother in 350 words. It was difficult because I’m pretty wordy and my mother encompasses more than 5 paragraphs. With that being said, I narrowed my focus. I wrote what I should have told her year ago.

Hamburgers!

A Letter To My Mom

Dear Mommy,

I know I don’t tell you this enough so here goes. Hamburgers.

Mother, I miss you cooking hamburgers. It’s cliché for people to tell stories about mom taking care of their needs at home. All that is true and more. Let me tell you why “hamburgers” is important to me.

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The First Day of Daycare

The First Day of Daycare

The night before my precious MJ went to daycare for the first time, I should have felt good, relaxed and prepared, but I wasn’t. I was as nervous as a germaphobe at a buffet. If I didn’t have to go to work I would have turned around and brought her home to hang out with me for the day.

As I am writing this, I am shaking my head at being one of those obsessive parents. Hovering and thinking their kid is different than everyone else’s. For some reason, I think all parents have one thing in common. They all think their child isn’t common. I am no different. 

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Things My Mother Told Me

Things My Mother Told Me

There’s No Such Thing as Privacy

My mother always told me I didn’t have any privacy. “How could that be?” I always wondered. She usually told me about my lack of privacy when she grilled me about my whereabouts. Fast forward a decade and a half. I have a new appreciation for her words. I’ve got young children. The only time I use the bathroom without a pair of eyes staring at me is when my children are asleep.

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