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5/7/2014 3:19:00 PM
Room for a View: Mom Just the Same
By Peggy Tarr


Donna was the mother of a 6-year-old child.

She stayed home from work on this day because her child was sick and didn’t go to school.

“Mom,” her child called from his bedroom, “Can I have a glass of water?”

“Okay,” Donna answered.

 “Mom,” her child called again, “Can I have some toast, too?”

“Okay,” Donna said.

 “Mom,” the child called. “Where are you?”

“I’m in the kitchen getting your water and making your toast.”

“Mom,” the child whined, “what’s taking you so long?”

Donna didn’t answer.

“Mom,” the child called, “can you hear me?”

“I hear you,” Donna answered as she took the toast from the toaster.

“Mom,” the child called, “can you put some jelly on my toast, please?”

“Yes,” Donna answered.

“Mom,” the child called, “can you bring me milk instead of water?”

“Sure,” Donna said. She put the toast, jelly and a glass of milk on a tray and headed for her child’s room.

When she got there she said, “Mom, Mom, Mom. I’m going to change my name.”

Her child looked at her, smiled from ear to ear and said, “You’ll be mom just the same.”

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

 







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