My mom and I talk on the phone every few days or so. I usually talk to her in the morning, either as I am walking to the office, or just as I walk into the office. The last two weeks while she has been on vacation with her granddaughter, I have missed chatting with her, yelling at her, and being annoyed at her. I know, I am probably not the best daughter… my friend went to see her mom last weekend, and I asked her, Oh, can you yell at your mom a bit??? You know, just to make me feel better?? Just like mine and O’s relationship, where sometimes we fight like cats and dogs, so do my mom and I. I can’t wait for her to come back and get back to our usual routine!