Sunday, May 13

mother's day

when i was a florist i used to dream about having ordinary an mother's day. 

not working, sleeping in, cups of tea in bed.

working as a florist, doing 12-14 hour days (or more) in the lead up to mother's day always left me too exhausted to enjoy mother's day. i always worked most of that day as well, so no chance of a lie in.

three years on from that time in my life and i am loving having an 'ordinary' mothers day. no lie in, no tea in bed (no chance of that with a partner working away, a toddler to look after and teenage daughters busy with their own lives) but an ordinary day enjoyed just the same.

reflecting on what it means to be a mother and toddler hugs made it for me this mother's day.

happy mother's day!

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