My nominees for the Beautiful Blogger Award

Yaaaaay! I’ve been wonderfully nominated by Sue,  blogger of  the Wild Geese blog. I don’t know what it actually means, is there a prize attached? Will my picture be in the news paper? Maybe I won a cruise?

Oh well, I don’t think so, but thank you so very much Sue for liking my blog enough to want to nominate me. Maybe it’s something that just happens in the blogging world? I dunno  but the fact is, I am grateful . I appreciate anyone who reads my stuff and I extend a warm welcome to everyone and anyone.

Now I need to choose some nominees. I decided to choose from my personal bookmark list of inspirational adoptee bloggers whom I  love to follow plus a very special earthy/hobo mom blogger. You learn something each day, you expand your horizons, and you see out of the box. Thank you ladies for having such inspirational blogs !beautifulbloggeraward21

And my nominees are (drumroll…..) :

Emilie from Never Said Goodbye

Sarah  from Walk Slowly, Live Wildly

Rebecca from Love is not a pie

Jenn from Insert Bad Movie Title here

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Mom, momma, mommy, mama, mother, mmmmmmm?

Mother

A mother (or mum/mom) is a woman who has raised a child, given birth to a child, and/or supplied the ovum that united with a sperm which grew into a child. —Wikipedia

I hope you all had a great mother’s day yesterday.

On the topic of mom, I was wondering , how do you call yours? Or what do your kids call you? If you are like me, you have an adoptive mom and a natural mom. So how and why do you call them what you do?

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My mother’s day gift from my Step-Daughter. She calls me “Mim”

 

I don’t see my adoptive mother any more due to some very unhappy events when I was a teenager, making me have to leave home out of necessity. When I met my natural mother, I asked her if I could call her mom. I never say “birth mother” unless I’m using it on my blog, just to help you understand about who I’m talking about. When my sister and I talk about her, we say “La momma”.
It was uneasy at first, calling her mom, not sure if she really felt comfortable with me calling her that and I would avoid saying it at the beginning, even though I longed so much to call her that. But now, it seems natural.
With my biological dad, it’s so different, I’m still in good contact with my adoption dad. I call him dad or daddy but I’m finding it hard to find what I want to call my natural dad. We get along so well, I actually get on on the best with him. We are pretty close ,so I’m trying to find something comfortable for us. My kids call him Grandpa-T and he used to act irritated when he heard it…but I think he actually likes it. He’s just being a bit silly.

So, what do you call your mom and why?

And if you are looking for some inspiration, take a look at the following link of Mother’s Day Celebration website. You can see how people call their mothers in other countries.

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