~I am That Mom who would not allow her child to be put in daycare almost 17 years ago..... even when everyone in my family was pushing me to. I quit my job and my husband got three more.
~I am That Mom who allows every kid in the neighborhood in my house, lets them sleep over and have camp outs on my living room floor for days at a time.
~I am That Mom who lets her children color their hair, pierce their nose and drives to the store at 3am for another color of nail polish.
~ I am That Mom who watches South Park episodes one after the other with her kids.... while laughing hysterically.
~I am That Mom who allows her children to have rats, cats, guinea pigs, dogs, a pet pig, hamsters and stray animals because they love them and cherish their needs.
~I am That Mom who has moved over 26 times so that her husband could expand his career while allowing me to be home with my girls 24/7. One time from Florida to Chicago in the middle of winter! That was hard.
~I am That Mom who when asked by her younger daughter to take a 30 day raw food challenge, did successfully, and still doesn't eat meat and avoids cooked food because Chloe insist.
~I am That Mom who is weird about her children being around people or family members who are drinking alcohol...... because I am a person who has survived an alcoholic upbringing, and it freaks me out....
~I am That Mom who still allows her kids to sleep in her bed or on her floor all wrapped and cozy because they want to.
~I am That Mom who has almost lost both of her children..... Autumn (then age 2) in an accidental drug overdose at a family function and Chloe, from type 1 diabetes-DKA, Diabetic ketoacidosis.
~I am That Mom who doesn't push her daughter to drive just because she is 16. She'll learn when she is ready.
~I am That Mom who will sit back and watch her children become who they want to become ,without the worry of what other people think.
~So there! :)