Like some distorted wine analogy, I grow to appreciate my mom more an more as I age. Mothers are the selfless heroes, who all too often fly under the radar. They sacrifice their sanity, sleep, and sometimes even the last piece of cake— just for you. Mom’s are a million things packed into one: your first playmate, teacher, a soothing retreat, your biggest cheerleader, and your oldest friend.
My mom and I have always bonded over craft time. She was a great encouragement to me as I grew up. I was infamous for creating “art” messes around the house as I created and experimented. That must have required such patience on her part. Not everything I made was a masterpiece, far from it in fact. How could she have known that I would end up pursing this craftiness as a career? Perhaps I wouldn’t have made it this far if she hadn’t been so open to my creativity and inspiring with her own talents.
How did your mom play a role in who you are today? Really think about it and tell her. It’s a thankless job too much of the time. Get out there are show the moms some love!