Sunday, May 8, 2011

Happy Mother's Day

I became a mother at barely 20 years of age. Honestly, I grew up right alongside my children.  Getting married at 19 and giving birth at 20 is truly is not the typical trajectory for women, yet were I given the choice to do it all over again, I would...exactly..the same. Marrying Jim was the smartest, illogical decision I have ever made.  Yesterday, my two sons each (and separately) gave me roses.  I talked to my daughter (who is away at an artist residency) three times.  I love being a mother, but then I learned how to do that from the best--my own mother, gone now almost 11 years.  I will never stop missing her (and Dad)....

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