A beautiful Mother’s Day tribute from Susie Lindau’s Wild Ride!
I don’t know how I would have survived the drama of elementary or high school without my mom. After skipping home from school, she would greet me with a smile, something warm from the oven, and the question, “How was school today?” I would plop down at the half moon counter my dad installed in our small kitchen and snatch a warm cookie, its chocolate chips still melting, and proceed to recount the trivial events of my young life. I always had a lot to say, as you can only imagine, but she would listen and give advice and encouragement.
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Tonight I had a revelation. My five year old thinks he runs this household. Well, at least when daddy isn’t home. It’s just me and him tonight.
- I pushed him in a stroller to the grocery store.
- I listened to him whine and complain through the entire store.
- I let him scan and bag each item in the self-checkout.
- I let him pay using 15+ dollar coins…do you have any idea how long it takes a child to put 15 coins into a machine? Too long.
- I pushed him home in a stroller while carrying two heavy bags on each wrist…while pretending the stroller was The Woodstock Express. (Carowinds Theme Park)
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- I cooked our dinner. Slack as usual…hotdogs w/ Mac & Cheese.
- I accidently put mustard on his hotdog by mistake. He only wanted ketchup.
- I quickly tried to clean all of it off.
- Used knife to scrape…
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