Monday, May 11, 2009

Perfect Moment Monday - Mother's Day

Perfect Moment #1: After letting me sleep until 10 a.m., both children enter my room yesterday. Michael is holding Willow. Both are smiling. Both are happy. The card says: What does a Trekkie give her mom on Mother’s Day? and my husband has traced Willow’s fingers into a Spock salute – “Live Long and Prosper”.

Perfect Moment #2: For Mother’s Day, I wanted to indulge in a nice, hot bubble bath—I love them and rarely have time for them. Willow and husband asleep downstairs, I take the opportunity. My son runs downstairs as I am drawing the bath, wakes up my husband --- I hear the commotion. My son runs upstairs to the bathroom—and hands me a scented candle and the matches box. Then asks if he can join me in a bubble bath. I hesitate—I wanted this bath to myself for solitude. My son is ten. How many more times to I get to share a bath with my little boy. So, I had a non-relaxing, cramped, not-as-hot-as-I-like it bubble bath—with my son. And a candle lit in the background…




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6 comments:

Lori said...

That's great that you saw the bigger picture and allowed your son in.

You'll remember this moment much more than if you hadn't.

Happy belated Mother's Day, Trekkie!

Kristin said...

Oh how wonderful!

JJ said...

Awwww, so sweet.

Sounds like you had a lovely Mother's Day=)

Martha said...

This is so sweet, I'm all misty eyed over here.
Thank you for sharing, so glad it was an enjoyable day.

MrsSpock said...

That sounds like the best card ever!

Caro said...

Sounds lovely - oh and belated happy birthday to Willow.

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