30th Anniversary of Being a Mom with Autumn Fading
By Cheryl Moeller –
I love seeing naked branches through windows when I wake.
I love my husband Bob’s one day old morning beard.
I love staying ahead of the hours fleeting when I can have a fire on the deck.
I love listening to the birds wildly deciding when to leave for Florida.
I love premiums at the coffee shop worth drinking another hot cup.
I love Red, White, and Blue waving in the wind.
I love our grandson reminding us of his wagon ride by plopping blankets in it.
I love the pumpkin colored bench two miles away on our morning walk.
I love our dog, Boaz, a faithful friend, who always wears his own warm coat.
I love my mom instincts being cozy with my children during short days and long nights.
I love listening to my children take the first bite of a new crisp apple at the same time.
I love my sons jumping over the hot campfire, but no love for the danger.
I love the lake’s edges beginning to freeze paper thin crooked silver ice with autumn fading.
I love thinking of snow days ahead sliding down hills plodding on skis and cold.
I love being a mom for the 30th winter.
Cheryl Moeller cranks up the spin cycle on her washing machine and life to help parents cope with too much laundry, raising preschoolers (on 12 hours of sleep per year), surviving teenagers, pleasing relatives, understanding spouses, and the 1,000 other challenges. She uses her over-the-counter humor to make parents laugh until it feels better.
Cheryl is a sister, a wife, a mother, a daughter, a niece, an aunt, a granddaughter, a friend, a volunteer... well you get the idea. Let.s just say she.s a lot like you and has decided the best way for us all to cope is to laugh (don't try to inhale at the same time, it only makes matters worse).
Cheryl is a wiife to Robert for 28 years. Mother to Duke, Missy, Pooka, Skippy, Megs and Kenzie. One dog - Katie. One fish - Skyler. Two gerbils - Hannah and Lily. Cheryl cranks up the spin cycle on her dryer and life to help parents cope with too much laundry, raising preschoolers (on 12 hours of sleep per year), surviving teenagers, pleasing relatives, understanding spouses, and the thousand other challenges. Read more of Cheryl's humor at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com
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