Monday, May 10, 2010

A magical mother's day






......so it started out with flaky croissants in bed, homemade raspberry jam, coffee with steamed milk and a variety of exotic fruit, served by three adorable, sparkling clean children with smiles on their faces and beautiful gifts given with love. I was reveling in my perfect life when ZAP this lovely dream disappeared and reality took it's place. Yes, prince to frog, shiny coach to pumpkin, slipper to serviceable shoe--ugh. The hot mug of sweet tea was how the day started and it was accompanied by a little girl and a grown man who already own huge areas of my heart. Breakfast was a normal Sunday morning affair, not too fancy, not too plain--just right, as Goldilocks would determine. After our morning events, the boys were to prepare lunch with their dad and I was to have the preparation time off. There was an above average amount of grumbling, sassing, crabbing and general discontent. Children were given a stern talking to, some even sent to their room in search of a better outlook. 'It's not fair that mom doesn't have to do anything, it's always us doing everything'--u know the drill. It pretty much continued throughout the whole day and bedtime was a welcome moment. I jokingly said that I would put them on ebay during the night and said that I'd even pay for pickup. Of course that is not true but I guess maybe next year could be different. Worse? At least I was looking forward to Monday for once :) Hope you had a magical mother's day too.

6 comments:

shirleyjean said...

I had a great weekend except for dad leaving me in the parking lot of Lowe's for about an hour and a half. I thought I was going to have to call a cab and then he came driving up finally. He had been sleeping in the car out in the back of the parking lot? hmmm
You didn't see me? Nope!

r.a.d.e tarves said...

Ohhh Heidi, you make me laugh!! Sounds a bit like my mother's day, but hey - with cute loveable kids, our day was complete! No?!;0)

CabinFever said...

Hmmm, a real Hallmark moment. BTW, XWZPDQ Hannes!

Jewels said...

I don't know if this post was meant to be funny but you had Raph and I laughing out loud! So your mother's day was as memorable as mine...I tell David every year how we took breakfast to my mom in bed on Mother's Day. Do you think he'll get the hint one of these years? I might have to spell it out for him next year but then it will have lost half of its charm hmmm quite a dilema. Better luck for all of us in 2011 :-)

Elann said...

ahhhhhhhhh Mother's Day. At least you avoided crumbs, jam and sloshed orange juice in the bed... which would result in needing the bed changed, a pile of sheets to wash...

Heidi said...

Sounds like real life! My far-away sons sent me loving wishes for Mother's Day, but the little one at home didn't live up to my expectations...until later he told me he loves me every day, not just on one day of the year!