Happy Mother’s Day! Each year I find myself getting all sappy over this day. I guess its because I have the greatest Mama in the world and am lucky enough to have the greatest Mother-in-law in the world too. I also think my emotions come from being a Mama myself. It so amazing this Mothering thing, and so so hard too. Its a constant balance, taking care of the kids needs, the needs in our marriage, work, and finding a minute to remember who I am…and don’t forget the guilt, we Mama’s are good at guilt! 🙂
I’m finding myself being more understanding and sympathetic of all Moms too, I’m feeling like we’re all in this together, fighting the same good fight. I recently finished Carry On, Warrior from the creator of Momastery and loved it. She says that when she passes by another woman she silently says ‘Namaste’ to that woman. Namaste is an inward gesture that means God in me recognizes and honors God in you. I like that. A lot. And I’d like to be better at recognizing the magic in all of us.
So, to my Moms and my Mama friends, and my babies who made me into the Mama that I am, Namaste and lots of love to you today. 🙂
This is my Mom and I at Girl Scout camp, I was maybe 7? Always such a comforter, my mom.
And this was taken on the day of my Motherhood initiation, November 28, 2005.