Sunday, May 9, 2010

One Reason

My wonderful, spectacular, amazing 10 YO artist made a quail family for me. It's so sweet!

Because he's not just an artist, but a brilliant storyteller as well, he inscribed the picture with an anecdote including dialogue and a dramatic set-up.

Yes, there is one reason why he loves me. And that reason is because one day I didn't make him go to school until he finished some portion of some video game. I'm just awesome like that.

The 7 YO also has a gift ready for me -- also a school project. Aren't mothers everywhere indebted to teachers? Since I haven't had a chance to open the 7 YO's gift yet, I figured I would post a photo of her holding produce from her garden, which provides yummy goodness for us and our neighbors.

I know. Her eyes are closed. It's rare that I get a good photo of her with her eyes open. It runs in the family.

This is a typical photograph of my mother. She's an awesome mom. I love my mom and I swear she wasn't drinking when this photo was taken -- or in the 537 other photos I have of her with her eyes closed (well, maybe she was in some of them).

Considering my son has one reason to love me and my daughter photographs like my mother and my mother is a teacher and teachers make kids give mothers Mother's Day gifts and I have two gifts, I'm thinking I'm doing an okay job. Or else I'm confused.

Happy Mother's Day to all you fabulous mothers out there!

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