Early Mother’s Day

In my family we never really celebrate Mother’s Day too much, just a card and some flowers and chocolate or wine. This year I can’t visit home for Mothering Sunday because, as people who work in the food/drink industry will know, it is a very busy weekend at work, so my poor Mumma will have to go without me this year.

So because of this my Mum came to visit me at uni for a couple of days and we had an early Mother’s Day celebration, and just some girly, mother-daughter time together. It was so nice to spend some time together, because I hadn’t seen her in ages. It was kind of like a little holiday for her and I wanted to make it lovely for her as I can’t be with her at the weekend.

We went out for tea and cakes at my favourite little tea shop in Winchester, and then moved on to the pub for pre-dinner drinks. I gave Mum her Mother’s Day card in the tea shop and she cried at my lovely little message – perks of a Creative Writing degree, you know how to write heartfelt, sentimental letters.

The next day she was here we went to Southampton for a shopping day, that turned into a cocktail drinking evening. She is one of my favourite people to go shopping with. We have so much fun and we both spent way too much money.Β I was extremely sad when she finally had to leave. It made me feel even more home sick but I’m looking forward to Easter when I can go home.

My Mum is an amazing woman and I am so proud of her. I would never be able to get through university without her endless support. She is my biggest fan and encourages everything I do. I can’t thank her enough for everything she has done for me. Mum you are fabulous and you inspire me everyday. And wherever we are, we’ll never be too far away.

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Happy Mother’s Day to all the sensational Mum’s out there!

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