Changing environment, learning new language and new culture,being a wife and a mother, living far away from families and friends, I have come to share my views, thoughts, feelings, ideas on so many things that I cherish.

May 09, 2012

From Mommy to Mom to Mother

 This is one of those forwarded mails that says 'share this with 5 people you know'. Any way I decided not just to share it with 5 people but with all my readers.


*Real Mothers don't eat quiche;
They don't have time to make it.

* Real Mothers know that their kitchen utensils 
 Are probably in the sandbox. 

*Real Mothers often have sticky floors, 
 Filthy ovens and happy kids. 

*Real Mothers know that dried play dough 
 Doesn't come out of carpets. 

*Real Mothers don't want to know what the vacuum just sucked up....... 

* Real Mothers sometimes ask 'Why me?' 
 And get their answer when a little voice says, 'Because I love you best.' 

*Real Mothers know that a child's growth is not measured by height or years or grade... 
It is marked by the progression of Mommy to Mom to Mother..... 

The Images of Mother 

*  4 YEARS OF AGE - My Mommy can do anything! 
*  8 YEARS OF AGE - My Mom knows a lot! A whole lot! 
*12 YEARS OF AGE - My Mother doesn't know everything!   
*14 YEARS OF AGE - My Mother? She wouldn’t have a clue.
*16 YEARS OF AGE - Mother? She's so five minutes ago.
*18 YEARS OF AGE - That old woman? She's way out of date!
*25 YEARS OF AGE - Well, she might know a little bit about it!
  *35 YEARS OF AGE - Before we decide, let's get Mom's opinion.  
*45 YEARS OF AGE - Wonder what Mom would have thought about it? 
*65 YEARS OF AGE - Wish I could talk it over with Mom. 

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure she carries, or the way she combs her hair.
The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. 
The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole, but true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.  It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows, and the beauty of a woman with passing years only grows!

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Mom on the Run said...

Thanks for sharing. I keep telling myself cleaning the house can wait if it means spending time with the kiddos!

Stopping by from vb's. I lovE finding new mommy blogs.

Shannon Milholland said...

Thanks for this reminder of what an incredible privilege it is to be a mom. I have kids from preschool to high school and every stage is filled with joy. We just have to open our eyes and see it!

Laura said...

Oh my goodness, this brought a tear to my eye! I have seen similar chain emails and facebook posts, and every time, I couldn't agree more. Mothers are so special, and you never really know that until you become a mother yourself. The self-sacrifice and unconditional love mothers have is commendable to say the least.

Visiting you from vB :)

Dayna Musto said...

I love this post. I'm in the Mom stage with two teenagers who think I don't know anything. I'm a new follower from VB. Follow back if you get the chance.


Mary said...

Great post and so true, TFS

May said...

Thanks for sharing. Mothers are simply the best.

Mommy LaDy Club said...

Aawwh, I liked this so much! Thanks for posting it:) I just wanted to thank you as Co-Host of the Mompreneur Blog Hop for linking up, and please check back in through the month to meet more Mompreneurs!
Talk to you soon on vB about the guest post;)

The Savvy Mompreneur said...

I really like this post. Thanks for sharing. It reminds me why what I do is so important. I'm the Mompreneur Blog Hop co-host stopping by to say thanks for linking up with us! Please stop back by often to check for other mompreneurs you can meet.


Jenn said...

Beautiful sentiments! It's been a rough week so I needed a little encouragement today! Thanks for posting!

Stopping by from voiceBoks! Have a wonderful weekend!

Smiles, Jenn @Misadventures in Motherhood

InSeason Mom Cynthia said...

Thanks for the reminder of what really is important in life!

Jennifer said...

Great post about real moms! I always knew the truth that I'm a "real mom" lol (the sticky floors, dirty oven, and happy faces!) Thanks for sharing!

Elisabeth Hirsch said...

So true LOL! I absolutely love this and your blog ;)

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