I am so tired. Are you? In the last seven days, I’ve worked in the office and from home; attended scout meetings; cared for a fevering, vomitting child; endured a traveling husband and had way too many sleepless nights. Last night, I threw in the towel, fed my kids drive thru dinner and took them to a park. Once they were finished eating, I let them run around and pretended they weren’t my children. Don’t worry, I kept a safe eye on “other people’s kids.” By pretending for a moment that my children were just kids on a playground, I was able to relax. For a moment, I didn’t feel it necessary to referee the fight my twins were having about the rules of their made-up game. They were just kids being kids and they would work it out. I know some of you know exactly how this feels.
Parenthood isn’t easy. Some days are great, some are okay, and some you just survive. That’s why we created this lovely little shirt to remind you that, regardless of what happened in your home today, “You’re one good mum!” This shirt is intentionally printed backwards, so that when you see yourself in the mirror, you get that lovely little message. It may seem silly, but it actually works! There’s something about glancing up from the mirror after washing your hands for the 47th time that day and seeing those four simple words that will bring a small smile to your face.
For today’s giveaway, we’re not only giving you one of our “Good mum” t-shirts, but we’d also like to give you a little free time – a bumGenius Freetime, that is. To enter, simply tell us what has made you a good mum today? Did you share the last bite of your favorite food with an inquisitive toddler? Did you stay up a few extra minutes to finish the cloth diaper laundry? Did you read their favorite book one more time? Are they fed, bathed and sleeping – because at my house, that makes you a great parent!
Eligible entries must be posted no later than midnight Eastern time, Sunday, October 21, 2012. U.S. residents only. Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary to win. Winners will be drawn after the close of the contest and notified via e-mail. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. We hereby release Facebook of any liability.