Sunday, May 11, 2008

Happy Mother's Day!

To all the lovely ladies out there, doing the hardest job in thw world...HAPPY MOTHERS DAY to you all......

Hope you all had a lovely day...I did...I got spoilt, lovely new slippers, new pj's, a lavender smelly for my undies drawer, some lovely cards and homemade bookmarks. Spent the day with my mum, had breaky cooked for us by my dh, and then had my first every motobike lesson! It was sooooo cool. Then hung at home and went down the beach late to play frisbee and soccer. Came home and picked up Maccas for dinner. Just chillin now after a nice hot shower and in my new pj's.

I love being a mum, dont get me wrong it is very hard, tiring, draining and all those things sometimes...but overall it is the most amazing, wonderful, overwhelming and every positive word in the world I can think of. My babies came to me with alot of hard work. I was told at the age of 26 that there would be no babies for me or 1% chance of ever having children. I have polycystic ovaries and they were well pretty much stuffed. I had a couple of miscarriages before freckles and a couple more before the boy, I have also had one after the boy. I had hard pregnancies with alot of hospital visits and tests, and also 24 hour nausea and vomitting for all my pregnancies from the word go to whoa.

My story is not the worst by far, there are people out there who do it much tougher than I, and some who never get the chance and would kill to have morning sickness 24 hours a day.

But, I am grateful I went through that and would do it all again in a heartbeat. I have two divine children, who challenge me and make me grow every single day, and not a day goes by that I dont love them a little more than yesterday...

So to all you mums out there, I wish you all the following, may the happiest day of your past be the worst day of your future. Give your babies and extra hug and kiss today.
Oh it was also my beautiful Mum's birthday, so happy birthday Mum, and thank you for all that you do and all that you are. You are the best mum in the world!! xo

Also a big HAPPY MOTHERS DAY! to the sweet little Chook!
You are an amazing and inspiring mother to your two gorgeous children, you do it all by yourself and you are and amazing and inspirational, also brave and beautiful woman...everyone should be so lucky as to have a mum like you. xo

Today I am grateful for.......

1. Being priveleged, blessed and honoured to be the mother of freckles and the boy. xo

Oh, and for a bit of a laugh.....I found this on the net...I loved it.....

Job Description: Mother


JOB DESCRIPTION: Long-term team players needed for challenging permanent work in an often chaotic environment. Candidates must possess excellent communication and organizational skills and be willing to work variable hours, which will include evenings and weekends and frequent 24-hour shifts on call. Some overnight travel required, including trips to primitive camping sites on rainy weekends, away sports matches and occasional visits to casualty. Travel expenses not reimbursed.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Must provide on-the-site training in basic life skills, such as nose-blowing and shoe-tying. Must have strong skills in negotiating, conflict resolution and crisis management. Ability to treat flesh wounds a plus. Must be able to think outside of the box but not lose track of the box, because you most likely will need it for a school project. Must reconcile petty cash disbursements and be proficient in managing budgets and resources fairly, unless you want to hear, 'He got more than me' for the rest of your life.
Also, must be able to drive motor vehicles safely under loud and adverse conditions while simultaneously practicing above-mentioned skills in conflict resolution. Must be able to withstand criticism, such as 'You don't know anything.' Must be willing to be hated at least temporarily, until someone needs extra pocket money for the cinema.
Must be willing to bite tongue repeatedly. Also, must possess the physical stamina of a pack mule and be able to go from zero to 60 mph in three seconds flat in case, this time, the screams from the garden are not someone just crying wolf.
Must be willing to face stimulating technical challenges, such as small gadget repair, mysteriously sluggish toilets and stuck zips. Must screen phone calls, maintain calendars and co-ordinate production of multiple homework projects. Must have ability to plan and organise social gatherings for clients of all ages and mental outlooks.
Must be willing to be indispensable one minute, an embarrassment the next.
Must handle assembly and product safety testing of a half million cheap, plastic toys and battery operated devices. Also, must have a highly energetic entrepreneurial spirit, because fund-raiser will be your middle name.
Must have diverse general knowledge, so as to answer questions such as `What makes the wind move?? spontaneously.
Must always hope for the best but be prepared for the worst. Must assume final, complete accountability for the quality of the end product.
Responsibilities also include floor maintenance and janitorial work throughout the facility.

POSSIBILITY FOR ADVANCEMENT AND PROMOTION: Virtually none. Your job is to remain in the same position for years, without complaining, constantly retraining and updating your skills, so that those in your charge can ultimately surpass you.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE: None required, unfortunately. On-the-job training offered on a continually exhausting basis.

WAGES AND COMPENSATION: You pay them, offering frequent raises and bonuses. A balloon payment is due when they turn 18 because of the assumption that college will help them become financially independent. When you die, you give them whatever is left.
The oddest thing about this reverse-salary scheme is that you actually enjoy it and wish you could only do more.

BENEFITS: While no health or dental insurance, no pension, no tuition reimbursement, no paid holidays and no stock options are offered, the job supplies limitless opportunities for personal growth and free hugs for life if you play your cards right.

1 little pieces of your mind:

Elisha said...

Vroom Vroom! Look at you on that bike, all sexy and sassy!! Rawr!! Sounds like you had a lovely mothers day and weekend in general! So good to hear, if anyone deserves it, its YOU my sweet friend - I really liked the mosaic thingy, had a look at 3buttons too - saved the link, might even try that myself someday - very creative and pretty. I wanna see the mother daughter matching outfits, dig up them pics!!!

I think i very much took for granted falling pregnant and pregnancy in general - reading your struggle, made me realise how lucky i was - am. Loads of Hugz!!!

LOVE the job description of a mother - Domestic Engineer!! Thats what we are - very funny.. AND big thank you for my mothers day wishes, your such a beautiful person, i really loved reading that, lit up my entire morning!! Thank you -
Lovies - Your Chook! xxxxxx