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Mother’s Day 2009
My first Mother’s Day! It felt a little odd to be the one being celebrated today. I’ve never done this before! And I guess part of me feels like I haven’t earned my mothering stripes yet. Which is silly after all we’ve been through this year. I am most definitely a mommy!
I got a present from Jamieson: a stack of books that I can read to him! They are all about babies and mommies, like “Does A Kangaroo Have A Mother, Too?” by Eric Carle, “Is Your Mama a Llama?” by Deborah Guarino and Steven Kellogg, and “Yes Yes No No” by Leslie Patricelli. I can’t wait for storytime tomorrow night! (He was too tired to have a story after his bath today).
Doc surprised me with a picnic breakfast on the patio! All my favorite breakfast foods: bagels, cream cheese, fruit, bacon, muffins, and juice. And a beautiful bouquet of deep red-orange lilies. The weather was cool and drizzly — just perfect for a picnic with my husband and baby and my mom!
And Mom gave me a very sweet card and a locket with photos of Doc and Jamieson inside! The locket came from my great-grandfather’s house, so it probably belonged to either my great- or great-great grandmother. It’s absolutely beautiful, an interesting ornate design that’s like nothing I’ve ever seen before.
I got to spend all day with Jamie today, playing and napping and having fun. We took a nice walk, and baked a chocolate zucchini cake, and he took four (count ’em, FOUR) nice long naps today.
And for dinner, we ordered in pizza from my favorite pizza place, Picasso’s. I also had a spinach salad for the first time in like three weeks. And for dessert, homemade chocolate cake and Blue Bell ice cream!
It was a great day. I love my family! 🙂