My first TV memory is my mom turning it off. The purple fabric of Lent draped over the screen as if shielding us all from the “boob tube” as Grandma Agnes liked to call it. Nearly four decades later, I’ve challenged myself to turn off the boob tube once again.
Last weekend’s trip to San Francisco left me thirsty for more Trouble (as in the coffee company).
To take me back, I decided to treat myself today to “The Girlfriend” – Trouble’s so-called lavender tea with honey and steamed milk (and a touch of vanilla). I LOVE lavender so I happen to have a jar of Cloister lavender honey in my reserves (the shelf the kids can’t reach). With a few adjustments, I believe I may have just perfected “The Girlfriend” and I’m now calling her “The Wife.” This, my friends, is what I call Mommipop, the perfect pick-me-up for a sleep-deprived mom. Pure joy in a cup!
It’s a Mommipop first! Never in my first year of Mommipop did I dream I’d earn a documentary director’s credit. And in true Mommipop fashion, the film is constructed unlike any other documentary of its […]
Picture yourself in 2033.
(You there yet?…ok, read on.)
1. A self-imposed break during child-rearing; time moms spend re-evaluating life’s priorities to ensure the value of mommihood is not lost < I’m on Mommipop. >
2. A moment of effortless, instant mom-joy. See Too Much To Do? Talk a Walk With a Child
3. A story or blog post that offers moms relief, guidance and joy
4. A destination for moms: Eg. mommipop.com