Five Things On a Friday
Mother's Day is this weekend. As a mom it's a day to be celebrated and a time to rally together and give each other a 'treat yo self' moment. For some it brings pain though. For those who have lost a child, mom or have tried and are trying to have a child of their own either by birth or adoption.
So-if you know of a woman in your life who is one of those in pain would you send them a text this weekend, take them a sweet treat or even just a hug and silent prayer. Let them know they are loved and thought of.
Sweet friend, if you are the one who is dreading Mother's day would you know I am right there with you? I lost my Mom almost 8 years ago this summer and not a day goes by that I don't think of calling her to tell her something funny, something encouraging or needing some wisdom. Just know if I could hold your hand this weekend I would.
Treat yo self. Grab a drink during happy hour at Starbucks, head to the bookstore for some encouragement or inspiration from a book or just plain fun, or buy that shirt you've been eyeing. We all need a day to feed ourselves and be encouraged. Be cheerful and make yourself whole. Give yourself the best.
Get after it. "So I’ve been using that phrase a lot lately. Shooting text messages to the ones who can read, or yelling across the lawn to the ones who can’t.