4 Simple Steps For A Relaxing Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up fast, y’all. And while I have a list of things I’d love, what I want more than anything is some peace and quiet. Because (to be totally honest) it’s been a little crazy around here.

How to relax on Mother's Day

The Baby has been teething for a month straight. And by teething, I mean being a cranky, slobbering mess. Not my idea of a good time, and not terribly productive. The only time he’s not been literally on top of me he’s either been passed out (napping!). IMG_0870

And yesterday, he had his very first *ahem* explosion. I was covered. The car was covered (don’t ask, because I honestly don’t know!), and we had to get Smalls to school for his Kindergarten program (it was adorable).

Suffice to say, it’s been a bit challenging. And Mother’s Day is coming up. Usually, I ask for a hair appointment or a massage, but this year? I just want to relax.

So I’ve devised a simple Mother’s Day plan (and I personally think it’s brilliant). And, lucky you, I’m going to share!

Make Plans…For The Kids

This Mother’s Day, hubby is taking the boys to the Children’s Museum…without me. Because quiet. And peace. And a long bubble bath. Yes, it’s going to be crowded. And yes, he’s probably going to be overwhelmed, and yes, I’ll probably have a rough reentry the day after. But that’s okay.

Oh, and they’re going to the zoo after they finish at the museum. Brilliant.


Exciting, right? After I get the boys off (because you know that I’ll be helping pack lunches and such), I’m going back to bed. To sleep. For as long as I want.

Buy Some Butter

I don’t drink alone often, but I happen to have a favorite bottle of Chardonnay called “Butter“. And it’s aptly named because it’s super smooth and delicious. Like butter. It’s made by JAM cellars (you can follow them on Facebook and Instagram for daily wine-spiration), and is 100% Chardonnay, not a blend. Which is awesome, and means that you don’t get that weird aftertaste. You have got to try it. I get it at my local HEB, but I’ve also seen it at Kroger and Whole Foods.

Butter Wine

So. Back to my plan. I’m going to head to HEB. By.My.Self. And buy a bottle of Butter Chardonnay. And some dairy- and gluten-free ice cream.


When I get home, I’m going to put in Gone With The Wind and enjoy my wine. And my ice cream. Without interruptions, screaming, yelling, drooling, or hitting.

Because I do that the other 364 days a year. I love my children. They are a huge blessing. But sometimes, mama just needs a break. And a good glass of wine.

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

How are you celebrating Mother’s Day?

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