Instead, I'm going to support recycling by linking back to the Mother's Day series from last year...
Because the longer I'm a mom (or maybe just the longer that I'm alive) the more I know one thing for sure: I'm getting perfect at being not perfect. (But don't tell my kids...)
So here it is:
Mommy Musings (how I've evolved as a mom and in my thinking about what it means to be a mom)
Mothering in Seasons (important lessons about not being able to do it all)
Every Woman is a Mother (thoughts about nurturing qualities of women)
Moms of Special Needs Children (with link to the neglected blog on my counseling practice website highlighting a post about moms of special needs children... And seriously, if you know a mom of a special needs child, give her the gift of your time and support!)
All About Birth Mothers (thoughts about the important people who give roots to children so that other mothers can give them wings)
Also, over the course of this year, I've come to know another mom who stumbled across this blog and started corresponding with me. Her story about being a step-mom touched me, and in spite of a very busy year (having a baby, being a mom, step-parent, and going to school) she managed to send me a great post about step parenting that I'll post later.
Thanks, moms for all you do, and especially for the imperfect way in which you are willing to do it! Really...I have to plug imperfection. It's a great goal that frees us from the perfect ideal and lets us just be ourselves, and there is no greater gift to our kiddos than to just be ourselves.
Happy Mother's Day!