Friday, May 13, 2016

When The Mother Of The Groom Just Can’t Keep Her Mouth Shut


My youngest son — the baby in our family — got married last weekend. Was I ready? Is any mother ever ready?
  • My speech (Keep it short, Mom, I am warned) was written.
  • My dress (Don’t go too fancy, Mom) had been altered.
  • My hair (Please don’t go for the wild, curly look, Mom) had been colored and cut.
  • My photo list (Mom, go easy on the amount of pictures you are requesting we take) was submitted. Along with who sits with whom.
All was ready, except me. I was not ready to let go — to give this son to another woman and to share him with so many.

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