Happy Mother’s Day to my mom, who I have written about multiple times on this blog. She was my hero growing up, and in many ways is still my hero today. I wish we got to see my mother more often, but she is always just a phone call away, which I usually make every day heading home from work. Yes, I’m a momma’s boy.
To my mother-in-law, another brave lady that raised five children. While we don’t get to see her very much as well, she is always there for her middle daughter, and I think one of her greatest enjoyments in life is listening to Shannon describe all the new places that she travels to. She has been a great mother-in-law, and we wish her a happy Mother’s day.
To my 91 year old Grandmother, happy Mother’s Day. She is a very special lady, one of 10 children of dirt farmers from Kentucky, who moved to Illinois looking for a better life. She herself had six kids, and an uncountable number of grandchildren. She is so special I named my youngest daughter after her. We love you grandma.
To my daughter Kristina, happy Mother’s Day. I know it isn’t the easiest day in the year for you. But Maddie was a special little girl, and we will always remember her with her big smile.
To my other daughter Crystal, Happy Mother’s Day, even though you are just now pregnant with your first child. Remember what I said the other night….Douglas is a great name for your first born son!
And Happy Mother’s Day to my wife and my best friend, Shannon. You have been a very special mother to your own children, and to accept my children as your own into our blended family. Our kids will one day think of you as a saint, as my brothers do my mom, it will just take a little time. J