Happy Mother’s Day 2013
May 12 2013
Another year has passed and another Mother’s Day is almost over. Apparently my Happy Mother’s Day 2012 – Keep Up The Good Work post had several hundred views the last few days via google searches. I still find that “greeting” card I took a picture of and put in that post humorous in an ironic kind of way…not even sure that makes sense or not.
This Mother’s Day, we find ourselves living in an extended stay hotel for a couple of weeks while we wait for our new home to be ready. We’ve already had several friends over to eat and swim with us. Our new home was supposed to be ready in January, and we are crossing our fingers & toes that we will be able to move in soon. So many amazing things have happened on this journey and invariably they involved wonderful people with big hearts who have gone the extra mile to make this transition as smooth as possible given the other unexpected changes in my life. I really can’t thank some of these people enough. I’m pretty sure I’ll be a grandmother with some of the best First World war stories ever!
So today for Mother’s Day, my son played soccer, the kids did their homework, they took me to Firebowl for lunch where mom’s ate free, we saw The Croods, they went swimming in the heated & nicely shaded hotel pool, they took me to Macaroni Grill for dinner (using gift cards the buyer’s of our house gave us), and they listened to me 90% of the time without me having to repeat myself multiple times. All in all I’d say it was a very good day with the only downer being me having a cold.
I told the kids that I would share the fortunes (or statements) from the fortune cookies we chose at Firebowl in this post, so Happy Mother’s Day and here they are :
- Embrace change, don’t battle it.
- Don’t be so critical and overly concerned about details.
- Don’t worry about losing. If it is right, it happens.
- Drastic means are not as necessary as you think.
- Hard work pays off in the future, laziness pays off now.
- Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent.
- Help people reach their full potential.
Author: Aruni | Filed under: mom, mother, mother's day, movie reviews, parenting, working mom, working mother | Tags: firebowl, fortune cookie, fortune cookies, fortunes, macaroni grill, mother's day, the croods | 1 Comment »