Oh, how I love Mondays! Okay, not really so much, but these Monday Morning Mamas sure make it a whole lot better. It seems most of us are in the throes of back to school madness. For us Moms there are mixed emotions: elation (time alone), sadness (start of kindergarten, our babies heading out in to the world), and just plain exhaustion (schedules, early mornings, extracurricular activities). With all of this comes some fabulous writing…see I like to look on the bright side.
So sit back with your favorite drink and enjoy the Mamas here today…
Ash at Shades of Blue and Green captured the feelings of sending your beloved kids off to school so creatively and emotionally with her Ode to a Sharpie. You’ve got to read it and I know you will relate. While you’re there, peruse around her fabulous blog. She’s an amazing writer with some pretty funny and heartfelt things to say.
Leanne, at From Chaos Comes Happiness wrote a piece, Right Around the Corner, about sending her firstborn off to school. It is heartfelt, familiar, and what so many of us are feeling right about now. I really love this line about what she wishes she could say to the bus driver but doesn’t: “…this is MY child you are driving to school. You don’t know this – but she is going to do great things in her life…” Click here to read more.