Dear Hallmark: Moms are people, too.

Today is a slightly different topic than the usual…

A few days ago while shopping at Target, I walked past the aisles of cards and realized my mom’s birthday wasn’t too far away, and I should probably pick up a card while I was there.

I headed to the “birthday cards for mom” section, and started reading through cards to see my options. If you’re anything like me, this process usually takes some time, because I want to be sure to find one that says just the right thing for my totally awesome mom.

This time, though, I quickly ruled out card… after card… after card. With each one I put back, I became more and more dismayed. There was nothing wrong with them, exactly, but they were so exactly not right.

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