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You Know You're a Good Mother When...

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Thank you for all your lovely thoughts on this from yesterday's post. I was thinking a little less profound about my completion to the statement. Choose from the following four options:

You know you're a good mother when....

A. You love your children more than life itself.
B. You are willing to go outdoors at 9 o'clock in the morning in your pajamas in subzero temperatures with a hacksaw to cut down dead branches for an Easter Egg Tree. Just because your four year old asked you to.
C. You turn down two weeks of paid (PAID!) work in Cuba in the midst of a Canadian winter because you do not want to leave your children for that long.
or D. all of the above....

So, which is it?...but of course, I wear my heart on my sleeve, so you already know the correct answer, right?...

  1. Blogger SkyeBlue2U said:

    Yep, the cold and the hacksaw.:)

  1. Blogger Chloe said:

    what a lovely tree! i want one!
    and is your Easter close? can i now post pictures of my eggs?

    did you really turn down paid work in Cuba? can i go instead? (greedy mother here)

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    I was looking around to make sure no one saw me sawing (although it was my dead tree I was hacking)..I just didn't want to be seen in my smiley face flannels, that's all.

    For you and my son; only the two of you would I do this for! Yes, post away!...and our Easter is not until the end of April, but we have a tendency to push the seasons around here.

    And yes, it is true; I regretfully declined (through a gitted toothed smile). I wish you could go in my place. Hablas Espanol mi amiga?

  1. Blogger momyblogR said:

    Yeah well, I think it's the big "D!" But you know you're gone when you're out with the hacksaw just because it was requested, LOL!

    Love the tree.

  1. Blogger Gurgo said:

    you forgot:
    E when you are simply like Cathy


  1. Blogger for_the_lonely said:

    I know that you picked " D" ...simply because you are a kick ass mom! :) You rock!

    Have a great Wednesday!


  1. Blogger missbhavens said:

    Oh, you had me at "A"...

    but of course the answer is "C"...I mean "D"!


    You are seriously Mom of The Millenium.

    In pajamas?

    Oh, you are GOOD!

  1. Blogger Meow said:

    D for me ... wouldn't expect anything less from you, Cathy !!!! You are a wonderful mum. Take care, Meow

  1. Blogger SkyeBlue2U said:

    Cathy, Good morining!

  1. Blogger Stephanie said:

    Oops, I missed yesterday's post, but I'm gonna go with gurgo's answer too. I also count some other fine Mom's around this place, and add that mine is pretty cool too. I wasn't an easy child to raise ;)

  1. Blogger Heidi said:

    Luv the tree which rhymes with "D" :)

  1. Anonymous Anonymous said:

    you are a great mother. I have issue with my kids I need to work out. It's either me ot the fact they are teens!

  1. Blogger angel, jr. said:

    All of the above!
    Especially the Easter tree.

  1. Blogger Tai said:

    Love the little Easter bunny at the top!

  1. Blogger Dr. Deborah Serani said:

    Love them all, cath!

  1. Blogger Devil Mood said:

    Oh :) lovely Mum you are.

  1. Blogger erikku said:

    Hmm, I'm thinking...

  1. Blogger fb said:

    Do you have to dress as the easter Bunny? ;)

  1. Blogger Maddy said:

    oh - so perfect - the answer

  1. Blogger Connie and Rob said:

    Really fun Easter tree! I am thinking you are a great mom.


  1. Blogger christina said:

    Well, I'd say all of the above. And I've done the dead branch thing before! :-) It's the little things that the kids remember for a lifetime.

    Love your Easter tree. We do that too every year all over the garden and I just can't get enough of those plastic eggs.

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Thank You, sweet friends!
    D it is....

    I have been working too much this week; have you?

  1. Blogger Nancy said:

    You are absolutely a good mom!

  1. Blogger PI said:

    I think A and I'll bet your children know it too.

  1. Anonymous Anonymous said:

    Where did you find it? Interesting read » »

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