I always kept a journal of funny days and special memories of my girls. I am so thankful because now that I am a Grandmother, many of those same sentiments are in my heart. I pick up this journal often and smile at the words on the pages.
hen I was a new mother, I lived in Lawrenceville New Jersey, and my mother lived in the Hamptons on Long Island. She would visit often, but when she couldn't the UPS man was at my door. She would send boxes filled with gifts and beautiful clothes for my girls. Here is a page from my Mother's Journal, Sarah was three years old at the time.
May 9, 1992
"Mother's Day is this Sunday...and when the postman rang the doorbell with parcels from my Mom and sister. Sarah expected the wrapped packages to say "to Sarah". But, they were all for me to celebrate Mother's Day.
Sarah said "But Mom I'm a mother too. My dolls think that I am a great mommy." I replied, "Well maybe your dollies will buy you a Mother's Day present." Sarah looked at me like I was being silly and said "No Mom, if they cross the street without me, they might get run over by a car."
Later I phoned my husband at work. So, Ned bought Sarah a Happy Mother's Day present from her dolls and Sarah was very happy again."
Being with little ones lets you rediscover the little girl within.
ishing you a beautiful Mother's Day.