Tuesday, June 23, 2009

I Love My Mom

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This past weekend, my mom came into town with my brother for a short visit. And boy, was it ever heavenly. Like all grandparents, she swooped in, took my Monkey, placed him on her hip, and never let him down. His time was occupied, his belly was full of yummy food, and he was showered with love and affection every moment of the day.

Can we say Mommy Break Time? I live for my mom coming to visit us!

Anyhoo, I know it’s way past Mother’s Day, but whatever! Who said telling your mom all the reasons why you love her could only happen one time a year? Here’s to you, Ma!


The Top Ten Things I Love About My Mom

  1. She listens to me whine and complain
  2. She offers sound advice – that I usually don’t take or want to hear
  3. She loves my baby – a little more than me, I might add
  4. She loves to take care of my baby – I do the Mommy Break Time Dance of Joy! Hey!
  5. She is what 'home' is – as a grown woman, it seems silly to say, but it’s true. Wherever my mom is, home is there, too
  6. She always tells me she loves me – who doesn’t want to know how much they’re loved?
  7. She is completely honest with me – to a fault. We’re talking San Andreas
  8. She supports me even when I make the stupidest mistakes - but lets me know ahead of time that I'm about to make a stupid mistake by raising a single, solitary eyebrow.
  9. She taught me how to Stink Eye
  10. She gave me the tools to become the best, dang arguer in town! Thanks, Ma!

Why not take a break and play Top Ten Tuesday? Grab my button, choose your Top Ten topic (or use mine!), post it on your blog, and let me know! I'd love to come over and see your list!

Happy Tuesday relaxing!


Alicia said...

I know..I love the relationship my mom has with my kids!! It's priceless!!

Loved your list! You're too funny! Haha..stink eye!

blueviolet said...

She taught you the stinkeye! LOL!

Tami said...

LOL, I love the "Stink" eye. I mastered my mothers too!
I Love my mommy!

kiddiescorner said...

hehe the stink eye aren't moms wonderful!

Jenjen @GottaLoveMom said...

Your Mom rocks and so are you :)

ModernMom said...

Stink Eye is a skill every girl needs. Yeah for your Mom! :)

James Ricardo The Actor said...

That is lovely, and that sounds like an amazing women like you. #6 gave me chills!

Mommy24cs said...

I love when my mom comes to visit. She lives two states away and I only get to see her maybe 3-4 times a year :o(

Sounds like you have an awesome mom :o)

Alicia said...

I live 5 minutes from my mom and it's amazing!! she is my saving grace! and she looooves taking the kids, which makes my life so much easier!!

Veronica Lee said...

Your mom rocks!!! Like mother like daughter!!!

Banteringblonde said...

Now I love your MOM too!! How luck you are both to have each other!!!

Kimberly said...

I love when my mom or my hubs mom is over to play with the kids. Such a relaxing break for me! Not only are their tummies full but mine too!

BTW I tagged you on my blog go check it out :)

Buckeroomama said...

I love it when my mom comes to visit, too! Your mom sounds really cool. Guess we now know where you got that from. :)


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