Are Moms Behind Odd Observances?
What are mothers supposed to make of this? June is both the “Candy Month” and “National Fruit and Vegetables Month.” To commemorate, should we give kids Runts?
Also, this week (June 27 – July 4) is “National Prevention of Eye Injuries Awareness.” I’m thinking moms -- mine included -- could’ve been behind this one. “Stop running in the house! You’re going to poke an eye out!” According to my mother, though, you could lose an eye with a slice of pizza if you weren’t careful!
(FYI: I just discovered that today, June 26, is “National Columnist Day,” so “Holla!” to the Her family of columnists.)
Terrah McCann gritted her teeth and watched as the tattoo artist etched a pink ribbon on the inside of her left wrist. Just the day before, Terrah had similarly braced herself when her doctor told her, “I have some news.” It wasn’t good. A mere week before her wedding day, 30-year-old Terrah McCann was preparing for the fight of her life.
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