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div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”” imageanchor=”1″ style=”clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”img border=”0″ height=”200″ src=”” width=”135″ //a/divbr /I look forward to Mother’s Day every year! It is the one day where I take a whole day off without feeling guilty about it. I get to do whatever I want em{even if it means staying in bed until noon *ahem*}/em! I love that I get breakfast in bed and presents from my kids, but it is also the one day that I don’t have to answer questions or make parental decisions. I guess you can call it my “mental health day.”br /br /Kids hungry? Talk to /Kids fighting? Just close my /br /I will admit, it is hard for me to disconnect as a mom. It is innate to take care of my little monkeys all the time. Even on days where I need a break, it is hard to take one even at the insistence of my husband. Lately, I have had to force myself to get out of the house and meet with other mom-friends just to have some adult conversation. But it’s necessary.nbsp;Necessary because those few hours i{no matter how tired I am} /iallow me to purge the fog of mommy hood and reclaim my identity as someone other than a mom. It’s /br /It’s about time for my 2nd nap. nbsp;Or maybe I’ll watch a movie. nbsp;No wait, I think the magazines are calling. Hmmm…I’ll just sip my iced latte and play a round of Angry Birds while I figure it /br /Happy Mother’s Day!br /br /a href=”” target=”_blank”img alt=”Anna” border=”0″ src=”” //a