M…O…T…H…E…R … SADNESS

Motherhood is forever. I laughed a lot when I read this, but it also resonates. I think it will feel very familiar to any mother who has raised kids.

Stuff my dog taught me

sad momRemember that Mormon ad from a million years ago… A little kid is happy because he got A’s on his report card and all his joy gets sucked away by the voice of a parent, getting mad at him for some minor thing he has done wrong. Sometimes (most of the time), I feel like that little boy.

Our house is a very busy place. Everyone is juggling some combination of work, school, and social commitments (except my youngest who is only 10 and Buster the Schnauzer who is… well… a schnauzer). Emotions run high. And here I stand, rooted like a bull’s eye in the center of the madness, throwing out statements that are bound to infuriate the masses. Wild, crazy things like:

  • “put on your mittens” (in my defense, it is -14 C)
  • “wrap the cheese before you put it back in the…

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Categories: Family, Humor, Mother and motherhood, Relationships, Uncategorized

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4 replies

  1. You should read this again. Because it isn’t about anyone quashing anyone’s dreams. It’s a humorous look at parenting from mom’s point of view.

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  2. I keep thinking people didn’t read the whole post. Because it’s a light-hearted look at motherhood.

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