When you ask your wife/mother/partner/Bombshell what she wants for Mother’s Day, there’s a 9 to 1 chance that she says, “Oh, I’m happy just knowing you and the kids are safe, happy, and healthy.”
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Whether the object of your affection is your mother, an aunt, your sister or a close friend, choosing the perfect gift for Mother’s Day can be a challenging task. Flowers fade, and buying a blouse or scarf can be tricky when it comes to figuring out the right size and color. As for candy, well, the ingredients in most candies read like a list of items to buy for a chemistry laboratory experiment!
Who doesn’t love a mani-pedi every now and then, or maybe even a facial or massage? Once you become a mom, though, expensive spa sessions often become a distant memory. Who has time for “me” time when what you really need is to catch up on sleep! And even if you’re one of the few, enviably well-rested mamas out there, you might not have so much disposable income to spend on these kinds of indulgences, what with diapers, baby food and college savings account contributions draining your funds.
Why do we look at younger girls and envy their bodies?? They’re young, haven’t had children yet and haven’t experienced years upon years of office politics, family drama, tax audits, nosy neighbors, sick kids, sick pets—of course they look great. This is their time to worry about themselves.
In contrast, being a mother, whether you work inside or outside the home, usually means putting yourself way down on the priority list. We make sure that everyone else is taken care of first—not because we’re “martyrs” but because we want to. We love our families.
I appreciate my kids’ teachers, I really do. You know what I don’t appreciate? Needing to rush around to buy a thoughtful something or other for Mrs. Your Kid Isn’t Working Up To His Potential during the same week that I’m also trying to find Mother’s Day gifts for the various maternal figures in our lives. Of course, all of this is in addition Read more →
This blog is called The Bombshell Mommy, as you know. So, in honor of Mother’s Day, I want to talk about why being a mom is the sexiest thing on Earth. Wipe that look off your face. I see it. You’re thinking, “Not with these stretch marks and saggy boobs or my koala pouch belly.” I don’t want to hear it. We are beautiful because we are mothers, not in spite of the fact.
We are strong. We have fought, and conquered, mental and physical battles that our less-experienced counterparts couldn’t imagine. We’ve learned, first hand, the beauty of what the female body can create—surviving weeks, if not months, of nausea and food aversions, followed by ravenous hunger and the exponential growth of our bellies as we nourished an entire other being inside of us. Read more →
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