Everyone Should Have Their Cake – And Eat It, Too

Thursday, March 18, 2010

A Sneak Peek Inside Wifey's House

Today’s my mother’s birthday. She said she’s not feelin’ it this year. I told her she doesn’t have to acknowledge the year if she doesn’t want to, but she should always celebrate her special day. Um, besides, it beats the alternative.

I can’t remember a birthday that she didn’t make me feel special – or, any other day for that matter. Whether it was a blowout party with a magician and all my cousins, or a private affair with homemade chocolate cake (“everyone should have a birthday cake on their birthday,” she’s always said) every one of my *insert really low number here* years have been celebrated.

My Mom with me on her lap and my sister, Nicole, about 15 years ago (*wink, wink*)

I love my mom. She’s such a wonderful woman. Smart, beautiful, creative, strong, loving and she can spot a sale and a fabulous pair of shoes in a heartbeat. She’s my biggest cheerleader and has been a wonderful mother. She’s not perfect – which makes her even mo’ better – and I wouldn’t trade her for the world. For real.

I’ll listen to her and won’t make a big fuss today. She is my mama and will still give me the no-matter-how-old-you-get-I’m-your-mama look. But, she’s getting a cake … and some presents … and some fuss because I just can’t help it. It’s her birthday – she should have her cake and eat it, too.

Winks & Smiles,
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9 comments:

Anonymous,  March 18, 2010 at 8:41 AM  

Happy Birthday to your mom. What a fabulous human being she is, is evident in the loving children she has raised in you and @NikkiD :) EVERY birthday is special and deserves to be celebrated. May G-d continue to bless her on this lovely day, surrounded by good health, love and warm wishes.

-Diamond

Outnumbered 3 to 1 March 18, 2010 at 9:38 AM  

Happy Birthday Mama! Wishing her many, many more!

~Mommy+Me~ March 18, 2010 at 11:27 AM  

Happy birthday to your mom! She's beautiful!
Glad you are going to fuss over her even though she's not feelin' it! :)

African American Mom March 18, 2010 at 2:23 PM  

Now wasn't that a sweet tribute to your mother....awwwww

Execumama March 18, 2010 at 5:00 PM  

Aaaw...happy birthday, Mama 'nem! But why can't you just follow directions and not make a fuss!! Kidding, I do the exact same thing! She can't tell me what to do anymore! Sorry, flashback from teenage years! *smiles*

Angela Cooper March 19, 2010 at 2:54 PM  

Happy Birthday to your Mama. You are doing the right things. Spoil here, she deserves it.

Wifey March 19, 2010 at 4:36 PM  

Thanks, Everyone! My mom had a wonderful birthday and a fabulous chocolate cake!

Winks & Smiles,
Wifey

Shanny March 21, 2010 at 11:50 AM  

Awww happy belated birthday to your womderful mommy!

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