I'm finally registered and will be on my way to the 2009 Mother Daughter Tea next Saturday. The Tea is sponsored by Family Reformation Ministries and the description reads:
Our mother/daughter one-day retreat gives you and your daughters (of all ages) the rare opportunity for a day away together. Be refreshed and renewed with an exciting day of inspirational teaching, testimonies, music, and fellowship; as well as a delicious gourmet lunch! Be inspired and encouraged by mother/daughter speaking teams who share from the heart the tremendous part mothers and daughters may play in shaping their families and society as a whole.
Speakers include: Maggie and Jessica Erber, Stacy and Tiffany McDonald, Katherine and Melinda Sanford, and Hope Ware.
Sounds like a grand ol' time, does it not?
My mom and I are so excited to be attending this event! Now that I am an adult and raising my own children, I can appreciate my mom so much more. When I reflect on some of the ways I treated her and took her for granted growing up, (especially during those dreadful teenage years) I could just hang my head in shame! I often find myself calling to apologize to her for those things now that I'm older! Thankfully, she's quite gracious about the whole thing and chooses not to hang it over my head:)
When I found out about this Tea, I figured it would be a great opportunity to show my mom I appreciate her by carving out some "mother daughter time" just for the two of us. She loved the idea! She loved it so much so, she bought a new dress! Now that means she's seriously looking forward to this! I pray that by attending this event, we bond and create a special memory that we can look back on for years to come.
How do you go about connecting and bonding with your own mom?