Posted by on May 11, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Mother’s Day is a good opportunity to take a long look around and appreciate.

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Today, I’m feeling grateful for a certain little boy.

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Three and a half years into this parenting gig, I’m still quite sure I have no idea what I’m doing.

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Each stage seems more complicated than the last, every day is full of new doubts.

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Like any mother, I second-guess myself a lot.

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But I’m learning. He’s teaching me.

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He teaches me that even the tough days are a blessing because I get to spend them with him.

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I get to see, in a hundred little ways each day, how smart he is. How creative, how compassionate.

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I get to watch him grow up. I get to be his soft place to land.

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Today is a chance to marvel at what a privilege it is to be his mom.

 

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Past Mother’s Day posts:

2013: I reminisced about a sweet mother/son moment

2012: I recovered from food poisoning

2011: I flooded the downstairs neighbor’s condo