Contact Us

Mommy Memos: Valentine’s Day

I have never been a huge Valentine’s Day fan.  I used to think it can be a set up for disappointment.  Either you’re alone and depressed about it, or you’re with someone and the expectations of gift giving and romance are way too high.  I’ve decided if you feel that way about Valentine’s, you’re not where you are supposed to be!   I’ve spent some Valentine’s Days alone, and used the time to go to the spa and go out with single friends.  I’ve never been one to sit around and feel sorry for myself.  It’s just a day…a day to let the people in your life know you love them…it doesn’t have to be romantic.  That being said, my husband shows romance year around by doing the dishes for me…bathing the kids, bringing home dinner when I am exhausted.  I wouldn’t trade that kind of life for one day of store bought romance!  I did get some beautiful flowers and lots of cards this year.  He knows that I love cards…I don’t care if they are homemade or storebought. I also got one from each of the kids.  Matthew’s says that I am his first Valentine.  Talk about melting my heart!    I made sure they all had cards and treats when they woke up this morning.  To me, that is what Valentine’s is about.  If Mike got me a big diamond or something I would be horrified.  I like the little gifts, plus I would rather spend that money on a family vacation.  I don’t know if it’s my age, or the fact that I am so happy with my life, but the “big” things just don’t matter to me anymore.  It’s the everyday love I have with the important people in my life.  I count my blessings that I got a box of Nerds, and some beautiful home made drawings.  I couldn’t ask for more!!!  Except maybe some chocolate…

Best of XL Country 100.7

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for XL Nation quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive XL Nation contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.