I’ve been meaning to write about my mom for a long time but, as it probably is for most people, my relationship with my mother is so complex, so varied, and so intimate to me that it’s almost impossible to step back and look at with clear eyes. One thing I know is that our relationship has undergone a radical shift in the past 10 years. As she ages, I take over more of the stereotypical parenting roles, and she becomes more child-like, although she’s very sensitive to any attempt to do too much. So it’s extra interesting that Hillary had to remind me today, as we were discussing the upcoming holiday, that I am a mother too. I’m pretty sure that for the rest of my life, when I think of Mother’s Day, I’ll first think of my mom, and not myself. And so I’m attempting to plan for the day, to celebrate the day, to help my mom enjoy the day to the fullest. The problem is that I have no idea what to do! Give me some ideas people, and I’ll give you something back!
Give away: Before noon on Thursday, April 29th, 2010, leave a short comment telling us how you’re celebrating or honoring your mom and you might be the lucky randomly selected person who wins a free eyechai greeting card set or print (your choice).
And just in case that celebration involves some gift giving, over at eyechai.bigcartel.com we’re able to take greeting card and print orders for Mother’s Day gift delivery (domestic only) until Sunday, May 2 at noon.