My first baby picture taken with her in the hospital, she is holding a Busch Light can, as if to say, “finally!”
My mom has had a hand in raising six kids.
When I was a kid my mom was still active duty in the Air Force, and she would come to pick me up from after school in her BTUs and combat boots. I used to get made fun of a lot for that and be kind of embarassed, but looking back my mom was doing some cool stuff.
My mom totally helped me a lot on my science fair project in 4th grade (first place baby!)
When I was a kid my mom would personally make a lot of my halloween costumes. One year I wanted to go as Shredder from the Ninja Turtles. She watched the movie, made a drawing and made me the coolest costume I ever had. I think I was six. I WAS Shredder.
When my mom retired from the Air Force, she decided that she was going to go to college, something no one in her family had ever done. And she did. She graduated with a degree from UALR with her degree in Public Relations. But she skipped her college graduation ceremony to come see me graduate from High School that same day.
Today my mom is doing something she loves, managing a flea market in Carlisle. Everyday is like a yard sale and she gets to work with people that she enjoys doing stuff that she loves.
Since I was about 13, my mom and I have always loved our chick flick nights.
I know that everyone thinks their mom is as cool as I think mine is, just make sure you let them know.
Happy mother’s day.