By far, this is my favourite part of being a mom.
When she left for school in the morning, the house looked like this.
Then she came home to this.
I took these.
And they made these.
What started off as a question…..
Became this answer.
It’s true, I’m the janitor and kitchen staff and chauffeur. I deal with all manner of meltdowns and tantrums and attitude. I am exhausted by discipline and teaching good habits. ‘Weekend’ means nothing to me.
But, I am also Walt Disney and Mary Poppins and Ray Kinsella.*
By far my favourite part of being a mom is being the Maker of Magic. The one who grants wishes and cures boo-boos with kisses. The one who can sweep away bad dreams and leave them wondering… ‘how did she know that?’
I wasn’t lucky enough to attend Hogwarts, but I get to wield a wand and turn ordinary days into magical memories. Parent Perk #1- I get to make the magic.