Hi Kids, Mother’s Day is May 14th this year (2023).
Sometimes I take flowers to the old folk’s home in memory of my mom. I give them to some rando and that part is a lot of fun.
If I have company, doing ceramic painting at those bisqueware shops is fun.
I also like going to those fancy movie houses where you really get a comfy seats.
If we’re broke we make a picnic and eat it at a beach or park.
In Los Angeles we go to the Broad. In Seattle, the Frey. There are free museums to find.
Some years there’s a card. Some years there’s a phone call.
Some years it’s a visit. Some years it’s nothing at all.
So I vaccinate myself against feeling bad on Mother’s Day, by communicating and planning ahead of time. The emphasis is on doing something cheap and fun, in gratitude to mothers everywhere.
What’s Your Tradition? What advice do you have?