Mother’s Day

A Mother’s Day Gift to Ourselves

Good god, have we gotten ourselves backed into a corner when it comes to feeding our families, getting dinner on the table, fighting the good fight. Open the paper, turn on the news, and there’s another scary missive about pink slime or childhood obesity or pesticides. It’s enough to make you want to curl up under the bed and hurl a takeout menu at your family. “I can’t possibly do all of this right,” we think. “Maybe I shouldn’t even bother.” As Mother’s Day drew nearer, here’s what I was thinking.  Let’s stop acting as though life isn’t extremely messy …

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