But I am only human. And as hard as I try I slip. We all do. I'm not talking about losing your mind and giving your two month old a time out in the closet or anything. I'm just talking about those little moments when I do exactly the thing I said I would never do...because it's just the easier thing to do. My girlfriends and I call these "Mother of the Year" moments.
I was reading a blog post today (at Render Me Mama) about "Mommy Confessions." She detailed some of these little "less than perfect" moments and I so related. I told her about one of my latest Mother of the Year moments. I was having a rough day and really needed the support of my far away friend on the phone. Nate was not happy and I found myself doing anything to appease him just so I could have a few moments to finish my conversation. "What, Nate? You don't like that I am on the phone and don't have my undivided attention? What, Nate? You want something to eat, even though you just had lunch?" Before I knew it, Nate was half naked eating graham crackers on top the dirty washing machine. Mommy of the Year!
So come on, fess up. What are your "Mother of the Year" moments?
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