Yesterday was my birthday. As a mother, that meant the day ran about the same as all the others but my kids and husband wanted me to be happy. Act happy. Look excited. Smile more (well, at all). Eagerly anticipate what household object they had gift-wrapped. In short, I needed to be as excited as … More A Very Unmerry Birthday to You
“I firmly believe kids don’t want your understanding. They want your trust, your compassion, your blinding love and your car keys, but you try to understand them and you’re in big trouble. To me, they remain life’s greatest mysteries.” -Erma Bombeck, If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits?