Mother's Day in the United States was this past Sunday. Social media was bursting with special giveaways for moms and pictures of mothers with children. There are so many expectations set for this day and sometimes it's hard not to get caught up with high hopes for the day. Ideally, the baby would sleep through the night, the 7 year old wouldn't complain about the food that was served, and a pleasant aurora would float over the entire household for the full 24 hours.
But it doesn't always happen that way and despite what the calendar says, life must carry on and mommas do the work they always do and do best, even on Mother's Day. Which is perhaps as it should be, because without these little children to mother and feed and teach not to whine, we wouldn't be mothers, would we?
All that being said, I'm very glad to be the Mum to these little people. It's harder than I ever imagined, but it's so, so good at the same time.
Yes, I know Lincoln has only one shoe on. The mate is not lost, it just wasn't on for the picture. Real life, folks!