Welcome back to Read With Us Wednesday! Today we’ve started Mom’s Night Out, by Tricia Goyer–we’ve read chapters 1-4. And can I just say, after reading the first four chapters, I feel like that book was written about me?
Let’s take Allyson’s Mother’s Day for an example. Poor girl started out cleaning. Fell back asleep, only to wake up with a HUGE mess in her house. Then her husband is on a business trip, so she’s got to get all three kids out and to church on time. And it’s supposed to be Mother’s Day. AMEN. Last year on Mother’s Day, the only reason I got a gift was because I bought it myself, and I had to remind Dan to have the kids sign the card. That prompted a meltdown on my part. Something like the meltdowns Allyson has:
I am like the Bruce Banner of stay-at-home moms. He doesn’t want to turn into the Hulk. It just happens. Which is exactly how I feel.
Oh, yes. We’ve all been there, haven’t we? Those moments when you feel like you belong in The Exorcist, with your head revolving around in a circle, spewing green slime all over everything. Meanwhile your kids and husband look like you have two heads.
Yep. Been there. Same reason Allyson, Izzy and Sondra schedule a mom’s night out–and the same reason I schedule my own.
How about you? Which character did you identify with in the first four chapters?
We’ll be back next week, discussing chapters 5-8. Don’t forget to hop over and visit Pam’s blog, and join in on her discussion. I can’t wait to see how this Mom’s Night Out goes!