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(Not Quite) The Best Mom Ever

December 11, 2012

I returned home the other day, after nearly a week away, to this:

It was a ‘Welcome Home’ party, organized by Emilia, the place of honor dedicated to me and adorned with messages of love, ‘because we missed you, Mommy.’

Which: OOF. My heart, my heart. Do I deserve this? I don’t deserve this. I’m an absentee mother; I am undeserving. I am unworthy of such devotion, I am…

Oh.

I am FOURTH PLACE in Emilia’s rankings of Best Mom Ever.

Which, if I’m being honest, is probably better than I might have expected.

 

 

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The Mommy Wars, Redux: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

January 12, 2012

Oh, hey! Remember when I posted about being unfriended on Facebook for being a stay at home? I received the following message via Facebook today. I think that it’s pretty awesome. And by awesome, I mean, so profoundly insulting and ignorant that I actually yelled out “REALLY???” Catherine – I know I probably shouldn’t say [...]

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