Thursday, May 19, 2011

Mother's Day

We spent Mother's Day at my sister's and decided it was a non-Mother's Day get together since it is our first Mother's Day without mom. It was nice to hang out with family and I made my mom's Chicken Tortilla Casserole. She made it a lot when we were growing up so it is a comfort food for us.

My dad came and he looked so sad and worn out. Since mom isn't around to love on him he gets lots of hugs from us. We were both sitting on the couch and he laid his head back to sleep and put the back of his hand against my leg. He said he just needed to touch me while he slept. As human's we all need touch and my parents here big on hugs and kisses. He breaks my heart.

The day after Mother's Day was so hard for me. I cried all day and my kids went a little bonkers. Our therapist said the boys would have a hard time at the holidays because they would notice mom not there. So true, so we cried together all day and talked about her.

1 comment:

Mama Drama Times Two said...

So sorry you are missin' you Mom. It is an empty ache that is not easily filled. As trite as it sounds, it does get easier and the joyful rememberings of her will outnumber the sad longings for her. After my Mom passed, my Dad was so lonely I lent him my dog to keep him company.