All posts tagged: Happy Mother’s Day

12 things I never thought I’d do before becoming a mom

We buried my sweet, lively grandmother this past weekend.  She left us in December and we were finally able to have closure on Saturday, though I miss her an awful lot.  Here she is in 1954 when my father was just an infant. I wasn’t able to say Happy Mother’s Day to you all because things were so hectic.  So, to lighten things up a bit, I’d like to share with you some of the crazy, funny things I simply never could have known I’d ever do. Pick undigested grape skins out of the washer after washing diapers. Do a full song and dance routine when a certain little dude doesn’t want to eat dinner. Make loud razz/fart noises with my mouth/hand merely because it makes my child laugh. While out for a jog with the stroller, actually run HARDER because the jiggling/speed makes him laugh.  Normally I’d, uh, probably stop running if people were laughing at me. Memorize a full library of children’s books to use when needed (fussy car rides or full blown …