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Fairly Odd Mother

Frantically waving my magic wand to make wishes come true.

Monday, March 12, 2007

Real Moms are Not the Focus

I am the supporting cast to a crew of divas and drama queens.

I spent a good 15 years of my adult life focusing on me, me, me. I was the center of my universe, and I was pretty happy with this.

Now I have three babes, ages 6 and under, and the focus is no longer on me.

MY needs, MY wants, MY thoughts . ..well, let's just say that I can sometimes feel a bit like this picture illustrates.



Thanks to Kristen at the Mom Trap for the tag!

I now will share the love with BlogWhore, Robin & Meena.

(Here's how it works: put up a post "Real Moms [insert what you do here]", followed by an explanation (feel free to use more sentences than just one), a picture, and a "Real Moms. Making ....". Then tag five people (ok, I cheated on this one and only tagged three).

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10 Comments:

Blogger BlogWhore said...

thanks for this...

i was tagged earlier by jennifer and posted about it...

9:09 PM  
Blogger Mrs. Chicky said...

I'm loving this meme. Very cool.

And it's startling, but that picture - sans head - could be me. Spooky.

9:10 PM  
Anonymous mothergoosemouse said...

Love the picture. Perfect illustration to your point.

11:34 PM  
Blogger Robin said...

Yes, it's often hard to remain "me" sometimes, when so much of my life revolves around being "mom".

Thanks for the tag, off to go do it now :).

2:06 AM  
Blogger Meena said...

I just found a similar picture of myself - although not as thin and tall :-) More prevalent is the ABSENCE of me from so many pics. Dad is there though, hmmmm....who is always holding the flippin' camera???

Thanks for the tag!

8:16 AM  
Blogger nuttnbunny said...

!!!

9:50 AM  
Blogger Karianna said...

Perfect Picture, Perfect Point.

(Of course I could complain and say that at least you were in the picture!)

10:51 AM  
Blogger Oh, The Joys said...

My friend Elke calls it "no longer being the sun in your own universe."

So true.

I had to answer this today too.

Best,
OTJ

2:48 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

I was just tagged by slouchingmom and followed the links to find you. It was so nice to read about you homeschooling because I just started homeschooling my son last week! It's nice to see other moms making it work and holding their Cool Mom status.

11:28 PM  
Blogger tracey said...

I certainly can appreciate this one as I am a photographer! What a perfect shot to illustrate your Truth. A great one.

8:21 PM  

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