Sunday May 10 2015 - HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Kinda sad and if I really think too long about it I'd be really sad so I'll say what I need and move on and push it out of my mind.
My son is a wonderful son - most times. I'm a single parent - always have been - always tried to teach him to celebrate those special days because some day he'll have a girlfriend - a wife - children - all of whom will expect special treatment on those special days.
Early on I succeeded on that - I got gifts - cards - treated to a meal out. Somehow as he got older - he's almost 30 - still lives at home - special days don't seem as important to him. Yes he has to work today (his excuse) but what about Wednesday when it was his day off? Or this upcoming week? And what's with no card waiting for me when I wake up? "Oh mom - the day's not over I can get you something when I'm at work" - REALLY? Ok - rants over - I'm tearing up.....moving on to other things and pushing this to the back of my mind and closing the door
So to myself and to all the mother's out there I give you this - author unknown -
You Were There...
You were there when we took our first steps,
And went unsteadily across the floor.
You pushed and prodded: encouraged and guided,
Until our steps took us out the door...
You worry now "Are they ok?"
Is there more you could have done?
As we walk the paths of our unknown
You wonder"Where have my children gone?"
Where we are is where you have led us,
With your special love you showed us a way,
To believe in ourselves and the decisions we make.
Taking on the challenge of life day-to-day.
And where we go you can be sure,
In spirit you shall never be alone.
For where you are is what matters most to us,
Because to us that will always be home...