A lot of people say that
working moms are super women. We take those comments in stride and keep it moving.
Secretly, I sometimes look at what I’ve accomplished in a given week and take great
pride. It is rare, but sometimes I feel like I rock! There are other times when I
feel as if I am drowning in toys, struggling to keep my house clean and barely
treading water at work. I also sometimes feel deeply conflicted about working
and mothering, especially when I leave the house and my daughter is in tears.
When those weeks are combined with lazy days, when I choose to sleep until 7:00
AM instead of waking to blog or run, I feel downright slovenly!
Anyway, I digress.
This Mommy Monday isn’t
about whining. It is about celebrating!
I recently read about a mom
who is not only a psychotherapist and marathoner, she is also a B-A-D-A-S-S!
She chased down a thief who was trying to steal her husband’s bike from their
home. She saw the crime going down and instantly acted. I
think that she was prepared to beat him down. He must have thought so too
because he abandoned the bike and fled. All I can say is “GO MOM”!!!
Note to criminals: Don't *bleep* with moms!!!
(Advice to this mom, even
though I’m impressed, next time, let him keep the bike. He might be a crazed