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A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Celebrating Memorial Day (#Memorial Day)

I can hardly believe that today is May 26 th . The first thought I have about this date is a selfish one. My maternity leave is ticking away and before too long I’ll be back at work. Time waits for no one. And I will be back to work sooner than I would like and this precious time will be a mere memory. The second thought I have is that it is Memorial Day! Memorial Day, a day of remembering the men and women—our heroes—who died while serving in the   United States Armed Forces .     They died so that we could all enjoy the American way of life, often referred to as the pursuit of happiness. I have been even more mindful of this distinctly American way of life since having children. I am grateful of the gift of living in this country where I am able to provide them with a safe, loving environment, fresh water, good food and the opportunity to learn.  Because we live in America, they have the luxury of being children, enjoying their childhood and playing.  In a word, they can p