Dear Kathryne,

Here is what Ezra and Violet wanted to say to you for Mothers’ Day.


Me: Ezra, did you know that tomorrow is a special day, when we get to thank God for Mommy.  Can you say, “Happy Mothers’ Day”?

Ezra: (starts to sing) Happy birthday to you.   Happy birthday to you. (trails off…)

Me: It’s not Mommy’s birthday.  It’s Mothers’ Day!  Is there anything you want to tell Mommy?

Ezra: I don’t know.

Me: Maybe you could tell her thank you for something.

Ezra: Thank you for the lawn mower and the grass and the brrrrrm.  Haha.  That’s funny.

Me: Are there any stories that you’d like to tell Mommy?

Ezra: One time, I mowed the lawn.  And, ‘of a sudden, the lawn mower broke.  Mechanic! Mechanic!  And the screwdriver went around and around and around.

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Me: Violet, is there anything you’d like to say to Mommy?

Violet: (claps hands)

Me: Are you clapping your hands for Mommy?

Violet: (Laughs at Ezra who is making funny faces at her)

Me: Violet, God gave you a good Mommy.

Violet: Duh duh duh duh duh

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Thank you for being Ezra and Violet’s Mommy.  I am amazed by your perseverance, humbled by your daily sacrifices and challenged by your consistent gentleness.  Much of what you do for these two little ones goes unnoticed.  But, “in due season, you will reap, if you do not give up” (Galatians 6:9).  You are most deserving of a Happy Mothers’ Day.

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