Monday, November 11, 2019

Good Moms Lend Jackets

"Where did you get that jacket?"

I signaled to merge into highway traffic; zipping down the on-ramp, heading for home. My kids and I had spent the last twenty-four hours visiting with my parents who live a couple of hours away from me. I glanced at my oldest as I moved to the middle lane.


"It's actually Grandma's jacket. She let me borrow it."

"Why?," Lilly asked.

It had been unusually cold for October. Rather than closely following anything the meteorologist on TV had been saying, I naturally "tuned out" at the mention of "arctic chill" and "record lows" as a means of self-preservation. All I knew was that it was cold...and that I had forgotten to bring a jacket to Mom and Dad's with me.

"She was worried about me traveling home without one. She didn't want me to get cold."

Lilly was quiet a moment before she said, "Because that's what good moms do. They take care of you."

To all the good moms out there--to the ones running to the school when lunchboxes are left sitting on kitchen counters, to the ones cuddling the brokenhearted teenagers when junior high is nothing short of sucky, to the ones working as hard in their careers as they are in their homes, to the ones lending their jackets when their adult children forget--I see you. And you are pretty special. You are spectacular.

*Important Note to Self: Purchase a warmer jacket like this one! ASAP!* 


 

17 comments:

  1. Packers and Movers Chennai Give Safe and Reliable ***Household Shifting Services in Chennai with Reasonable ###Packers and Movers Price Quotation. We Provide Household Shifting, Office Relocation, ✔ ✔ ✔ Local and Domestic Transportation Services, Affordable and Reliable Shifting Service Charges. @ Packers And Movers Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  2. Get Packers and Movers Jaipur List of Top Reliable, 100% Affordable, Verified and Secured Service Provider. Get Free ###Packers and Movers Jaipur Price Quotation instantly and Save Cost and Time. Packers and Movers Jaipur ??? Reviews and Compare Charges for household Shifting, Home/Office Relocation, ***Car Transportation, Pet Relocation, Bike SHifting @ Packers And Movers Jaipur

    ReplyDelete
  3. Hello I am designer of the leather jacket and I am hard Working with and its Geniune leather jacket website you like a this site so visit our site Designer Jackets

    ReplyDelete
  4. Packers And Movers Bangalore Local Household Shifting Service, Get Free Best Price Quotes Local Packers and Movers in Bangalore List , Compare Charges, Save Money And Time.
    Packers And Movers Bangalore

    ReplyDelete
  5. Get Shifting/Relocation Quotation from ###Packers and Movers Delhi. Packers and Movers Delhi 100% Affordable and Reliable ***Household Shifting Services. Compare Transportation Charges and Save Time, Verified and Trusted Packers and Movers in Delhi, Cheap and Safe Local, Domestic House Shifting @ Packers And Movers Delhi

    ReplyDelete
  6. Packers and Movers Gurgaon Provide Reliable, Safe and Certified Service Provider list, Get Free ***Best Price Quotaition and Compare Charges. ???Hassle free Household Shifting Services, High Quality packing Material, Office Relocation, Car Transportaion, ###Local and Domestic Shifting Service @
    Packers And Movers Gurgaon

    ReplyDelete
  7. My mate and My hubby and i turned exclusively expressing a exceptionally dilemma, he’s got oftentimes endeavouring so that you could verify each person drastically wrong. Designs experience using this happens to be vivid while in the what normally tips I’m. I merely at this point web based sent my mate my website to indicate her the come across. One time neglecting your web site That found himself savings and will also be seeking out it really is which were found to educate yourself about to read the paper your the latest! Mens Biker Jacket

    ReplyDelete
  8. Such a beneficial article. Your article is very interesting, and I really enjoyed it. I would like to thank you for the efforts you had made for writing this awesome article for more related topic on Custom Advisory Floor Stickers Printing in India

    ReplyDelete
  9. Founded in 2009, Hangzhou Linan Huarui Garment Co., Ltd., located in Lin’an, a city west to Hangzhou Suburb, is a comprehensive corporation owning garment factories and both export and import businesses. The main export products of the Company include jackets , down coats, functional overalls, outdoor sports wear, PU jackets, windbreakers and other loom-processed products.The Company mainly sells its products to the markets in Poland, Russia, France, Netherlands, Finland, Germany and USA. north face down jacket

    ReplyDelete
  10. Bagywagy core products are leather jackets. We have an amazingly wide range of the best leather jackets for men imaginable, right here at Bagywagy. Mens Biker Jacket

    ReplyDelete
  11. Nice image visibility and well written blog. Thanks for sharing. I have recently come across a new online service provider company which provides Shifting Services @ Packers And Movers Delhi
    Packers And Movers Greater Noida
    Packers And Movers Noida
    Packers And Movers Ghaziabad

    ReplyDelete
  12. This is really a pleasant and useful, containing all data furthermore greatly affect the new innovation. Much obliged for sharing it @
    Packers And Movers Gurgaon
    Packers And Movers Gurgaon to Bangalore
    Packers And Movers Gurgaon to Ahmedabad
    Packers And Movers Gurgaon to Jaipur

    ReplyDelete
  13. Thank you very much for your blog post. Thanks again
    Your website is really great, this is an incredibly exciting article. Thank you very much.
    Standardize the management and supervision of LPG stations

    How to tell if a cylinder is good or bad
    The price of liquefied gas has risen sharply



    Thank you very much for your blog post. Thanks again
    Your website is really great, this is an incredibly exciting article. Thank you very much.
    No matter how the down jacket looks good in winter
    How to judge the quality of down jackets
    Winter down jacket wearing skills

    Thank you very much for your blog post. Thanks again
    Your website is really great, this is an incredibly exciting article. Thank you very much.
    Ladies cocktail dress
    How to match wide-leg pants with other tops
    Choosing evening dresses at the banquet is a technical job, and you are the focus if you choose the right one
    How to wear fashionable "ruffle" clothes to look good

    ReplyDelete

I LOVE hearing from you! Thanks for making my day brighter with your comments! I mean it. (Now go have yourself a Diet Coke!)