Credit Where Due

Sometimes when I hear

Mothers say very seriously

That their greatest achievement is their children

I squirm inside

In embarrassment for them

After all I have children too

Wonderful people, beautiful and kind and creative

Smart and loving

But children deserve all the credit for themselves

My greatest achievement is my husband

I should get a medal for him.


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4 Responses to Credit Where Due

  1. SusanBrown says:


  2. Ha ha! So true! Here is a medal! 🏅

  3. soiba says:

    Hahaha good one

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