Chloe and my mom at the Ravinia festival in Chicago. I just love this picture. It pretty much encapsulates what a wonderful grandma my mom is, and how much my girls adore her.
Today it is my birthday. I am 37 years old today, which means that my mom has now been a mother for 37 years. See, since I am the eldest child in my family, my birthday is also my mother's momday (I just made that term up right now).
My mother is a pretty amazing woman. I could write pages and pages about all of the wonderfulness that is my mom. I probably don't even have to, because probably 98% of those reading this already know her.
For my birthday this year, my mom flew Bria and me out to visit family in Utah, and boy-oh-boy did she ever show us a great time! We got pedicures and haircuts, we shopped and saw movies, we ate out and we ate in, we did ropes courses and hiked to the "Y", we went to Park City for the zip line (scary!!!!), we shopped some more and ate some more and just enjoyed each other's company.
So, Mom, thank you for being so wonderful. I know I don't tell you often enough how grateful I am for you and for all the things you do for me and my little family. Thank you especially for creating such a wonderful time for Bria last week, I know she'll never forget it. And neither will I.