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.)
It was just an average Saturday morning back in April 2009 when Kelly Jent's life changed forever. Kelly, a Springfield resident and 33-year-old mother of three, was helping a friend with a yard sale when she suddenly felt the uncontrollable urge to go to the bathroom.
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