Trying to get a photo with my kids after church on Mother's Day
They were such sweethearts this morning. They got up bright and early and prepared a breakfast of scrambled eggs & cinnamon toast with milk on the side just for me. Then they showered me with cards, art projects, a poem, and Conner sat down at the keyboard to play & sing a mother's day song for me.
They get extra props because they planned and executed this all on their own. (Scott is in Paris, eating crepes. I know. I'm choosing not to be jealous.) He did leave a mother's day gift for me to open today. A Silhouette Cameo. For real! I'm so excited to start playing with it.
I saw these cute notes on Pinterest so we filled some out and mailed them to the Grammers. Today I told the kids that they would make my mother's day if they filled one out for me. Their responses
My mom is 100 years old. My mom weighs 56 pounds. My mom's favorite color is green. My mom's favorite food is salad. My mom always says, "I love you." My mom cooks the best pizza. (My note: ya, Papa Murphy's pizza.) My mom's job is clean. My mom laughs when I say hu hu hu. If my mom had time, she would love to play with me. My mom & I like to play. My mom really loves me. I LOVE my mom because I love my mom.
My mom is 32 years old*. My mom weighs 125 pounds. My mom's favorite color is purple. My mom's favorite food is chicken. My mom always says, "come for dinner." My mom cooks the best meatloaf. My mom's job is cleaning the house. My mom laughs when I make a funny joke. If my mom had time, she would love to go to a park. My mom & I like to cuddle. My mom really loves me! I LOVE my mom because she loves me.
My mom is 34 years old. My mom weighs 100 pounds. My mom's favorite color is pink. My mom's favorite food is cinnamon toast. My mom always says, "I love you." My mom cooks the best waffles. My mom's job is taking care of us. My mom laughs when I do something funny. If my mom had time, she would love to have fun with her friends. My mom & I like to cuddle. My mom really loves scrapbooking. I LOVE my mom because she drives us to school, gives us food, and cleans the house.
The greatest thing a father can do for his daughter is to love her mother.
I want to wish a Happy Mother's Day to my mom as well. For all that she taught me, all the love that she gives me, the example she was/is, and the confidence she gave me to become the woman/mother/wife/friend that I am today.
*Payton was the only one who got my age right . . . 32.
p.s. I sent this book to my mom. I love the idea of sitting down and recording all the things that make you happy.