As predicted I was a "Blubbering Mess" as I watched the inauguration this morning.
I wept with pride, hooted with hope and cheered with excitement as I watched the 44th President make his amazing speech.
Something that I find really uplifting is that Momo and Mango (who are 11 and 14 respectively) are just as excited about Obama's presidency as I am.
Mango wore one of his Obama t-shirts today which resembles this great one from cafepress He was hopeful that his U.S. history teacher would allow the class to watch the ceremonies and he made sure that I recorded it on our DVR.
Momo, on the other hand, was conspiring to convince her P.E. teacher that it would be much more relevant to the kids in her class to watch the inauguration than it is to play dodgeball. Good thing the inauguration wasn't during her Sex Ed Class because I know she wouldn't try to get out of that!
Anyways, I feel good about this new era and I believe that change will happen and that my kids will have more opportunity to be really proud of being Americans.
And that's really what matters.