Sunday, May 9, 2010

Before I was A Mom.. Happy Mother's Day!

Before I was a Mom


Before I was a Mom -

I slept as late as I wanted and never worried about how late I got into bed. I brushed my hair and my teeth everyday.

Before I was a Mom -

I cleaned my house each day. I never tripped over toys or forgot words to a lullaby. I didn't worry whether or not my plants were poisonous. I never thought about immunizations.

Before I was a Mom -

I had never been puked on - Pooped on - Spit on - Chewed on, or Peed on. I had complete control of my mind and My thoughts. I slept all night.

Before I was a Mom -

I never held down a screaming child so that doctors could do tests...or give shots. I never looked into teary eyes and cried. I never got gloriously happy over a simple grin. I never sat up late hours at night watching a baby sleep.

Before I was a Mom -

I never held a sleeping baby just because I didn't want to put it down. I never felt my heart break into a million pieces when I couldn't stop the hurt. I never knew that something so small could affect my life

so much. I never knew that I could love someone so much. I never knew I would love being a Mom.

Before I was a Mom -

I didn't know the feeling of having my heart outside my body. I didn't know how special it could feel to feed a hungry baby. I didn't know that bond between a mother and her child. I didn't know that something so small could make me feel so important.

Before I was a Mom -

I had never gotten up in the middle of the night every 10 minutes to make sure all was okay. I had never known The warmth, The joy, The love, The heartache, The wonderment or the satisfaction of being a Mom. I didn't know I was capable of feeling so much before I was a Mom.


I am so blessed to be a Mother to a beautiful, healthy baby boy. Being a mom is the most rewarding, fulfilling, amazing job and I am so blessed it is mine. Happy Mother's Day to my amazing mother!!!! Happy Mother's Day to all of my friends!!!!

Hope everyone has a Wonderful Mother's Day!!!
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4 comments:

Meant to be a mom said...

Happy mothers day! I hope you have a wonderful day with your beautiful baby boy :)

Robyn Beele said...

Such a sweet post. Happy Mother's Day!

Brandi said...

Happy Mother's Day!!! Hope you had a wonderful day with your little man!!!

Jessica said...

I almost posted that poem again too! I love it & it's so true! Hope your Mother's day was great!