Okay I’ll admit it; I talk to my mother at LEAST every other day.  No, I don’t call her.  She calls me.  Unless I need her to watch the kids, then I call her.  Am I a crappy son?  Probably, but I’m also realistic.  Those apron strings were cut long ago and it’s my Mom who won’t let go, and that’s okay with me.

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My Mother is a loud, fun, thoughtful, crazy, at-times-annoying old broad who plays bingo and buys every ‘As-Seen-On-TV’ product you can think of.  You know the garden hose that’s flat until you fill it with water and it expands?  She bought that. Will a gift like that suffice for Mother’s Day?  Should I get her another season of ‘Big Valley’ on DVD?

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She was there when my world was turned upside down and she tries to be there for all my kids’ good times. My Mother depends on being able to get a hold of her three kids when she needs to.  She just wants to make sure we are taken care of.  Who wouldn’t want that in their life? I think best gift I can give my Mom is the same one I want from my kids when they’re grown, time.  I think a visit may be in order.

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I posted this early to serve as a reminder for you to do something for your Mother next Sunday.  Don’t wait!  By the way if you have any ideas, could you leave a comment on Facebook?  Thanks!