Priceless Pearls

Happy Mother’s Day!  On this special day, I want to thank my Mom and my husband’s Mom for all their love and support through the years.  I hope someday when I grow up, I can be as good a Mom as you two are to me.   All mother’s are different and wonderful in their own ways.  Mothers have the best (though riskiest) job on Earth.  Here’s my poem in honor of Mothers everywhere:

Motherhood is the business of forming rare pearls,
They once were just sand, plain and simple and gritty.
Once grains of sand in a mother oyster’s inside,
Causing irritation and burning that would not subside. Continue reading

Mother-in-Law Hood

While I’m out of town, my Writing group friends are filling in for me with their “take” on Motherhood.  Today, Marci Hatfield will tell about her “new” experience of being a Mother-in-law.  I haven’t experienced this yet, but it’s an interesting perspective for Mother’s Day.  Take it away, Marci.

“I have never really thought about this until my son became engaged.   What is being a Mother-in-Law?  Everyone who ever gets married is affected by this!  But what is it really?  I mean:  Is it truly like the Evil Stepmother on Cinderella?

I just want to be known as a person, but am now “the Mother-in-law.”  Here is a bit of what I have experienced with the announcement Continue reading

Motherhood Is Just the Best!

My friend, Summer Bell, wrote this poem below about Motherhood.  She’s an amazing writer and when I read this, I laughed out loud.   Hope you enjoy it as much as I did!   Take it away Summer!  

Motherhood is…

Newborn baby
Mommy humming
Didn’t realize
What was coming

Sleepless nights
When baby cries
Mommy whispers
Lullabies Continue reading