Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Mom, Mommy, Mum, Ma

A few days ago, I watched an episode of Family Guy and laughed so hard at the scene where Stewie consistently calls for his mom. “Lois, Mom, Mommy, Mum, Ma …” and repeat (video clip).

Most parents can relate. We are in demand at all times and the beckoning sounds like a broken record. Kids are impatient, time consuming and even annoying with their demands. Some evenings, I swear I’ll scream if I hear the word “mom” one more time.

But, the reality is that I am “mom” and it’s a term of endearment that I wouldn’t trade for the world. Continue reading

December 10, 2009 Posted by | Blog, Parenting, Reflecting | , , , , , , , | 9 Comments