So I wrote my previous post, in which I talked about how I didn’t expect much of Mother’s Day this year, the evening before. In reality the day wasn’t as bad as I feared it might be, and whilst it still wasn’t the perfect Mother’s Day I can’t claim to have been as hard done by as I may have suggested…
The geekdaughter let me sleep in until 7.30 (trust me, that’s a good lie-in in my book!) and then insisted I stay put whilst she made me breakfast in bed. I had initially thought she’d be unable to do this without adult help, but bless her she rustled up a bowl of sugar puffs for me, and even brought it upstairs on a tray for me.
We’ll just overlook the fact that she provided a tablespoon for me to eat it with, shall we?
Then a little later in the morning the doorbell went, and I was greeted by our local Interflora man with a beautiful flower arrangement and helium balloon that the geekdaddy had organised for me.
Unfortunately he’d mentioned on Skype the previous night that he’d arranged to get something delivered to his Mum, and so the geekdaughter was convinced that the flowers should be for Grandma and not me – even after I’d read the card to her!
We did also have a lovely lunch with my Mum, even if she had cooked fish pie, which is not my favourite meal but both kids loved it. And the kids spent a bit of time playing nicely together too:
So all in all it wasn’t as bad as I’d feared. I still want my proper Mother’s Day at some point, with all the family, but this one worked out OK in the end.
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